Reimplantation of a Totally Extruded Talus: A Case Report
- Upper Extremity-Specific Measures of Disability and Outcomes in Orthopaedic Surgery. Smith, Matthew V.; Calfee, Ryan P.; Baumgarten, Keith M.; Brophy, Robert H.; Wright, Rick W. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2/1/2012, Vol. 94-A Issue 3, p277
This article presents a review of data that deal with common instruments used to measure outcomes for the upper extremity. These include the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH), the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and the Constant Shoulder Score. The article also...
- Grub med. Gliddon, Joshua // Bulletin with Newsweek;5/23/2006, Vol. 124 Issue 6521, p28
The article reports on the trend among doctors and nurses in Australia to clean wounds of diabetic patients using maggots. The practice is called maggot debridement therapy. The problem facing diabetics is that they often have poor circulation and nerve damage in their extremities. They might...
- Pokroky v operaÄnÃ lÃ©ÄbÄ› konÄetinovÃ½ch zlomenin. BARTONÍČEK, J. // General Practitioner / Prakticky Lekar;Aug2011, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p457
Recently, surgical treatment of fractures has undergone a number of important changes. New types of implants have been developed, primarily locking plates and locked intramedullary nails. The main trend is in the anatomical pre-shaping of these implants, i.e. optimizing their construction whilst...
- Study shows poor survival of locking screws when placed in bent locking plates. Blisard, Renee // Orthopedics Today;Jan2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p44
The article focuses on a study which showed that placing locking screws in bent locking plates changes the biomechanical properties and reduces the survivorship of locked screw-hole unit.
- Most meniscal tears should be resected, untreated rather than repaired. Johnson, Donald H. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p60
The article reveals that only a maximum 20 percent of all meniscal tears are reparable and that most of the tears should be resected, untreated rather than repaired, according to Doctor Donald H. Johnson of the Sports Medicine Clinic at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.
- Increased graft survival in foot and ankle surgery aided by negative pressure wound therapy. Craven, Jeff // Orthopedics Today;Nov2011, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p60
The article discusses a study published in a 2010 issue of "International Wound Journal" about the increase in graft survival in foot and ankle reconstructive surgeries with the use of negative pressure wound therapy.
- Arthroscopic treatment of distal clavicle fractures: a technical note. Pujol, Nicolas; Philippeau, Jean; Richou, Julien; Lespagnol, Florent; Graveleau, Nicolas; Hardy, Philippe // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Sep2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p884
This article describes a new technique for the arthroscopic treatment of distal clavicle fractures. This technique requires the use of posterior and anterior standard arthroscopic portals. The base of the coracoid process is exposed through the rotator interval. The ancillary system drill guide...
- Basic principles apply to treating periprosthetic tibia fractures. Kronemyer, Bob // Orthopedics Today;Dec2010, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p44
The article reports on the statement by Doctor Richard J. Jenkinson, lecturer in orthopedic surgery, during the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, on the need to consider the type of fracture and how it relates to the component before treating periprosthetic tibia fractures.
- Tendoscopic debridement for stage I posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Hung Tsan Chow; Kwok Bill Chan; Tun Hing Lui // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Nov2005, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p695
Our objective is to assess whether the tendoscopic synovectomy is effective to control the stage I posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Our study is a retrospective one. The participants, six patients with stage I posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, were treated with tendoscopy with synovectomy...