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  • Arch-shaped versus flat arthrodesis of the ankle joint: strength measurements using synthetic cancellous bone.
    Lauge-Pedersen, H; Aspenberg, P; Ryd, L; Tanner, K E // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part H; Jan2002, Vol. 216 Issue 1, p43 

    The aim of this study was to see if preservation of the arch shape of the ankle at arthrodesis contributes to stability. The ankle joint was simulated by paired blocks of a synthetic material corresponding to rheumatoid cancellous bone with low stiffness and strength. Flat end constructs with...

  • Arthrodesis Query.
    Lauge-Pedersen, H; Aspenberg, P; Ryd, L; Tanner, K E // Podiatry Management; Apr/May2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p30 

    A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with the billing code which should be used by a surgeon who performs an arthrodesis fusing the talonavicular, naviculocuneiform, and intercuneiform joints, as well as the first, second and third tarsometatarsal joints.

  • Hallux IPJ Non-Union.
    Graziano, Thomas; Edelman, Eric; Teich, Lewis // Podiatry Management; Apr/May2014, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p10 

    The article provides an answer to a question of what revision options are applicable in treating a 76-year-old patient with footgear irritation after an attempted interphalangeal joint (IPJ) fusion of the right hallux.

  • Erratum to: Optimal double screw configuration for subtalar arthrodesis: a finite element analysis.
    Lee, Jun; Lee, Yeon // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy; May2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p867 

    A correction to the article "Optimal Double Screw Configuration for Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Finite Element Analysis" is presented.

  • Arthroscopic Ankle Fusion: A Change of the ''Gold Standard''. Commentary on an article by David Townshend, MBBS, FRCS(Orth), et al.: ''Arthroscopic Versus Open Ankle Arthrodesis: A Multicenter Comparative Case Series''
    Giza, Eric // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; 1/16/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 2, pe10 

    The author evaluates the article "Arthroscopic Versus Open Ankle Arthrodesis: A Multicenter Comparative Case Series," by David Townshend, Matthew Di Silvestro, Fabian Krause, Murray Penner, Alastair Younger, Mark Glazebrook, and Kevin Wing, from the January 16, 2013 issue of the journal.

  • A comparison of outcome of osteoarticular allograft reconstruction and shoulder arthrodesis following resection of primary tumours of the proximal humerus.
    Probyn, L. J.; Wunder, J. S.; Bell, R. S.; Griffin, A. M.; Davis, A. M. // Sarcoma; Dec1998, Vol. 2 Issue 3/4, p163 

    Compares the oncologic, reconstructive and functional outcomes of patients who underwent osteoarticular allograft reconstruction with those who underwent arthrodesis for primary malignant bone tumor of the proximal humerus. Mortality rates; Complications of osteochondral allografts; Improvement...

  • Isolated Subtalar Arthrodesis.
    Easley, Mark E.; Trnka, Hans-Jorg; Schon, Lew C.; Myerson, Mark S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; May2000, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p613 

    Background: The purposes of this retrospective study were to review the results of isolated subtalar arthrodesis in adults and to identify factors influencing the union rate. The hypotheses were that (1) the overall outcome is acceptable but is not as favorable as previously reported, (2)...

  • Higher nonunion rates found using locked plate constructs for hallux MTP fusion.
    Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today; Oct2009, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p46 

    The article presents information on a study presented by Kenneth J. Hunt at the 25th Annual Summer Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society regarding higher nonunion rates in patients with hallux metatarsophalangeal (MTP) arthrodesis who were treated with locking plates.

  • Bone Scan.
    Morelli, Charles; Young, Simon; Mullen, Barry // Podiatry Management; Apr/May2010, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p29 

    Letters to the editor are presented concerning bone scans in midfoot arthrodesis.

  • arthrodesis.
    Morelli, Charles; Young, Simon; Mullen, Barry // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p191 

    A definition of the term "arthrodesis," which pertains to the fusion of two bones, is presented.

  • Six-Year Outcomes of Anterior Lumbar Interbody Arthrodesis with Use of Interbody Fusion Cages and Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2.
    Smoljanovic, Tomislav; Siric, Franjo; Bojanic, Ivan // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; 11/3/2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 15, p2614 

    A letter to the editor and a reply are presented in response to the article "Six-Year Outcomes of Anterior Lumbar Interbody Arthrodesis with Use of Interbody Fusion Cages and Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2."

  • Healing of dorsal pancarpal arthrodesis in 17 dogs.
    Michal, U.; Fluckiger, M.; Schmokel, H. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association; 5/24/2003, Vol. 152 Issue 21, p655 

    Presents an abstract of a research paper on the study of the rate of healing of a dorsal pancarpal arthrodesis in dogs in which a dynamic compression plate had been fixed without complications, published in the volume 44, 2003 edition of the periodical 'Journal of Small Animal Practice.'

  • Rheumatoid Forefoot Reconstruction.
    Coughlin, Michael J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Mar2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 3, p322 

    Background: The purpose of the present study was to assess the results of reconstruction of the rheumatoid forefoot with arthrodesis of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe, resection arthroplasty of the metatarsal heads of the lesser toes, and open repair of hammer-toe deformity...

  • Ethics in Practice.
    Capozzi, James D.; Rhodes, Rosamond // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Oct2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 10, p1595 

    A forty-three-year-old woman presented with problems following ankle surgery. The initial diagnosis was idiopathic avascular necrosis of the talus. An arthrodesis of the ankle was performed with external fixation and an iliac crest bone graft. A nonunion developed at the fusion site, and the...

  • Dumbbell-Shaped Iliopsoas Bursitis Penetrating the Pelvic Wall: A Rare Complication of Hip Arthrodesis.
    Yamamoto, Tetsuji; Marui, Takashi; Akisue, Toshihiro; Yoshiya, Shinichi; Hitora, Toshiaki; Kurosaka, Masahiro // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Feb2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 2, p343 

    Examines a case of dumbbell-shaped iliopsoas bursitis penetrating the pelvic wall after hip arthrodesis. Clinical manifestations; Diagnostic findings; Treatment.

  • Supplemental Pedicle-Screw Implementation Did Not Improve Long-Term Functional Outcomes After Spinal Arthrodesis.
    Christensen, F. Bjarke; Hansen, E. Stender; Laursen, M.; Thomsen, K.; Bünger, CE.; Spengler, Dan M. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Feb2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 2, p385 

    Question: In patients with severe chronic low-back pain requiring posterolateral spinal arthrodesis, is the long-term outcome after supplemental pedicle-screw fixation (instrumented) better than that after spinal arthrodesis without pedicle-screw instrumentation (noninstrumented)? Design:...

  • Erratum to: Effectiveness of Four-Corner Arthrodesis with Use of a Locked Dorsal Circular Plate.
    Luegmair, Matthias; Houvet, Patrick // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research; Aug2012, Vol. 470 Issue 8, p2332 

    A correction to the article "Effectiveness of Four-Corner Arthrodesis with Use of a Locked Dorsal Circular Plate" that was published in the March 20, 2012 issue is presented.

  • Accessorioulnar arthrodesis in dogs.
    Bush, Mark // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association; 7/31/2010, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p183 

    A letter to the editor is presented about accessorioulnar arthrodesis.

  • Evaluation of optimal plate position in pantarsal arthrodesis in dogs.
    McCartney, W.; MacDonald, B.; Comiskey, D.; Robertson, I. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association; 7/3/2010, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p31 

    An abstract of the article "Evaluation of Optimal Plate Position in Pantarsal Arthrodesis in Dogs," by W. McCartney and colleagues is presented.

  • Arthrodesis as an Early Alternative to Nonoperative Management of Charcot Arthropathy of the Diabetic Foot.
    Simon, Sheldon R.; Tejwani, Samir G.; Wilson, Deborah L.; Santner, Thomas J.; Denniston Jr., Nancy L. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Jul2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 7, p939 

    Background: This study was performed to evaluate the use of arthrodesis of the tarsal-metatarsal area for the treatment of Eichenholtz stage-I Charcot arthropathy in patients with diabetes. Currently, the standard treatment of stage-I Charcot arthropathy is the application of a...

  • Shoulder Arthrodesis.
    Clare, David J.; Wirth, Michael A.; Groh, Gordon I.; Rockwood Jr., Charles A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Apr2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 4, p593 

    Current indications for shoulder arthrodesis include posttraumatic brachial plexus injuries, paralysis of the deltoid muscle and rotator cuff, chronic infection, failed revision arthroplasty, severe refractory instability, and bone deficiency following resection of a tumor in the proximal aspect...

  • Failure of External Spinal Skeletal Fixation to Improve Predictability of Lumbar Arthrodesis.
    Bednar, Drew A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Nov2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 11, p1656 

    Background: Whether lumbar arthrodesis can relieve isolated low-back pain in the absence of focal neurological findings or instability is unclear. The results of published studies are also inconsistent with regard to whether temporary back-pain relief with external spinal skeletal fixation can...

  • Letter to the Editor: Surgical Technique: Medial Column Arthrodesis in Rigid Spastic Planovalgus Feet.
    Fang, Zhenhua // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research; Apr2012, Vol. 470 Issue 4, p1236 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Medial Column Arthrodesis in Rigid Spastic Planovalgus Feet," by de Moraes Barros Fucs and colleagues, published in the November 2011 online issue of the journal.

  • Reply to Letter to the Editor: Surgical Technique: Medial Column Arthrodesis in Rigid Spastic Planovalgus Feet.
    Moraes Barros Fucs, Patricia; Svartman, Celso; Assumpção, Rodrigo; Yamada, Helder; Simis, Simone // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research; Apr2012, Vol. 470 Issue 4, p1238 

    A response by de Moraes Barros Fucs and colleagues to a letter to the editor about their article "Medial Column Arthrodesis in Rigid Spastic Planovalgus Feet," published in the November 2011 online issue of the journal, is presented.

  • Endoscopy And Percutaneous Arthrodesis In Relapsed Discal Hernias.
    Gastambide, Daniel // Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology; 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p26 

    An abstracts of the article "Endoscopy and Percutaneous Arthrodesis in Relapsed Discal Hernias," by Daniel Gastambide is presented.

  • Full correction of relapsed clubfoot reported with new surgical technique.
    Blisard, Renee; Brockenbrough, Gina; Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopaedics Today Europe; 2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p16 

    The article discusses a study presented by Antonello Montanaro at the February 2012 meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), which showed how the use of a surgical technique involving a special temporary calcaneus-cuboid joint arthrodesis plating system in children with...

  • spinal fusion.
    Blisard, Renee; Brockenbrough, Gina; Rapp, Susan M. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2174 

    A reference entry for the term "spinal fusion" is presented, which refers to the surgical immobilization of adjacent vertebrae. "

  • A biomechanical study in cadavers of cast boots used in the early postoperative period after first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis.
    Young, Darryl; Stone, N. Craig; Molgaard, John; Durford, Diane // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Jun2003, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p183 

    Compares the effectiveness of three common models of walking boots to that of fiberglass cast in protecting an arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint in the early postoperative period. Biochemical study in cadavers in the bioengineering laboratory at Memorial University of...

  • Clinical Outcome After Primary Triple Arthrodesis.
    Pell, Richard F.; Myerson, Mark S.; Schon, Lew C. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Jan2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 1, p47 

    Background: To analyze the effects of multiple preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative factors on the intermediate results of triple arthrodesis, we focused on preoperative deformity, preoperative diagnosis, degree of clinical and radiographic correction, and arthritis of the ankle....

  • Intramedullary Rod Fixation Compared with Blade-Plate-and-Screw Fixation for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis: A Biomechanical Investigation.
    Chiodo, Christopher P.; Acevedo, Jorge I.; Sammarco, V. James; Parks, Brent G.; Boucher, Henry R.; Myerson, Mark S.; Schon, Lew C. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Dec2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 12, p2425 

    Achieving stable fixation when performing tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis can be challenging, especially in osteopenic bone. The purpose of the current investigation was to compare the stiffness and fatigue endurance of blade-plate-and-screw fixation with intramedullary rod fixation in a...

  • A biomechanical comparison of shape memory compression staples and mechanical compression staples: compression or distraction?
    Farr, David; Karim, Amer; Lutz, Michael; Calder, James // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy; Feb2010, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p212 

    Compression staples are a popular form of fixation for osteotomy and arthrodesis. “Mechanical compression” or “shape memory” designs are commercially available. We performed a biomechanical study comparing these designs. A load cell measured compression across a simulated...

  • Reason Dictates Separate Facetectomy Code.
    Farr, David; Karim, Amer; Lutz, Michael; Calder, James // Neurosurgery Coding Alert; Apr2010, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p30 

    The article provides an answer to a question on reporting a case involving facetectomy to allow arthrodesis.

  • Sprunggelenkprothese bei Valgusarthrose.
    Valderrabano, V.; Frigg, A.; Leumann, A.; Horisberger, M. // Der Orthopäde; Nov2011, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p971 

    Ankle osteoarthritis (OA) is often associated with deformities. Valgus OA is less frequent than varus OA and causes of valgus OA include medial ligament instability, flat foot and posttraumatic situations, e.g. fractures of the fibula or lateral tibial plafond. The importance of the mechanical...

  • Glenohumeral Arthrodesis After Failed Prosthetic Shoulder Arthroplasty.
    Scalise, Jason J.; Lannotti, Joseph P. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Jan2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 1, p70 

    Background: While there have been numerous reports concerning glenohumeral arthrodesis for many indications, there is little available information specific to glenohumeral arthrodesis performed after failed prosthetic shoulder arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to report the outcomes of...

  • Erratum to: The effect of omega-3 fatty-acid supplements on perioperative bleeding following posterior spinal arthrodesis.
    Meredith, Dennis; Kepler, Christopher; Huang, Russel; Hirsch, Brandon; Nguyen, Joseph; Farmer, James; Girardi, Federico; O'Leary, Patrick; Cammisa, Frank // European Spine Journal; Dec2012, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p2664 

    A correction to the article "The effect of omega-3 fatty-acid supplements on perioperative bleeding following posterior spinal arthrodesis" by Dennis S. Meredith and colleagues that was published online in the June 26, 2012 issue is presented.

  • Meaningful Improvement in Perioperative Pain Control After Lumbar Surgery.
    Bolesta, Michael J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; 3/6/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 5, p480 

    The article discusses the study conducted by Hyun Kang and colleagues regarding the challenge posed by pain control after lumbar decompression and arthrodesis.

  • TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS FOLLOWING CORRECTION OF KYPHOSIS BY SPINAL OSTEOTOMY.
    Alvarez, Luis; Calvo, Emilio // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Jun2002, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p1022 

    Presents a case of tuberculous meningitis that occurred after a spinal osteotomy with anterior and posterior lumbar arthrodesis in a patient with a residual kyphosis related to Pott disease. Profile of the patient; Surgical removal of the inflammatory and scar tissue anterior to the spinal canal.

  • When back surgery pays.
    Alvarez, Luis; Calvo, Emilio // Consumer Reports on Health; Oct2007, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p7 

    The article discusses the results on studies that help clarify when surgery may be reasonable in most people with back pain. Patients with herniated disks who undergone an early surgery have regained near-normal function in about 10 weeks. In the second study, a spinal fusion surgery was...

  • Minimally invasive 360� instrumented lumbar fusion.
    Thalgott, John S.; Chin, Albert K.; Ameriks, John A.; Jordan, Frank T.; Giuffre, James M.; Fritts, Kay; Timlin, Marcus // European Spine Journal; Feb2000 Supplement 1, Vol. 9, pS051 

    A retrospective preliminary study was undertaken of combined minimally invasive instrumented lumbar fusion utilizing the BERG (balloon-assisted endoscopic retroperitoneal gasless) approach �anteriorly, and a posterior small-incision approach with translaminar screw fixation and...

  • Hammertoe Correction by Arthrodesis using the Digital Compression Screw.
    Slavitt, Jerome // Podiatry Management; Apr/May2007, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p235 

    The article talks about the use of the BioPro Digital Compression Screw in arthrodesis procedure to correct the most common forefoot deformity called hammer toe. For several years the most commonly-performed arthrodesis procedure used fixation by K-wire. But now the procedure is considered a...

  • Gout Patient.
    Phalen, Diane; Gordon, Sloan; Jacobs, Allen Mark // Podiatry Management; Apr/May2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p12 

    Several letters to the editor are presented including one on a man with a history of gouty episodes, another on cheilectomy with arthoplasty of the joint and another on synovectomy with arthrodesis as treatments.

  • Instrumented lumbar arthrodesis in elderly patients: prospective study using cannulated cemented pedicle screw instrumentation.
    Pi�era, Angel; Duran, Camen; Lopez, Belen; Saez, Isabel; Correia, Emmanuel; Alvarez, Luis // European Spine Journal; Aug2011, Vol. 20, p408 

    Introduction: Lumbar fusion in elderly patients is increasingly common. This study prospectively investigated the clinical and radiological outcome of osteoporotic patients >70 years with degenerative lumbar instability treated with fusion using a new cannulated, cemented, pedicle screw...

  • Reader Questions.
    Pi�era, Angel; Duran, Camen; Lopez, Belen; Saez, Isabel; Correia, Emmanuel; Alvarez, Luis // Neurosurgery Coding Alert; May2012, Vol. 13 Issue 5, pp37 

    The article presents questions and answers related to medical codes for neurosurgery including the reporting of cervical plate's removal, the coding of transsphenoidal tumor resection, and the reporting of posterior arthrodesis for achondroplasia and recurrent stenosis.

  • Steindler flexorplasty to restore elbow flexion in C5-C6-C7 brachial plexus palsy type.
    Monreal, Ricardo // Journal of Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Injury; 2007, Vol. 2, p15 

    Background: Loss of elbow flexion due to traumatic palsy of the brachial plexus represents a major functional handicap. Then, the first goal in the treatment of the flail arm is to restore the elbow flexion by primary direct nerve surgery or secondary reconstructive surgery. There are various...

  • Integra Lifesciences Introduces Joint Fusion System.
    Monreal, Ricardo // Orthopedic Design & Technology; Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p14 

    The article reports on the release of the IPP-ON PIP Fusion System from Integra Lifesciences Holdings Corp. for the fixation of proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint arthrodesis.

  • Spontaneous re-eruption of a permanent maxillary central incisor after 15 years of ankylosis - a case report.
    Monreal, Ricardo // British Dental Journal; 12/10/2011, Vol. 211 Issue 11, p525 

    The merit or otherwise of watchful waiting.

  • MIDFOOT AND HINDFOOT ARTHRODESES IN DIABETIC CHARCOT ARTHROPATHY.
    Stone, N. Craig; Daniels, Timothy R. // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Dec2000, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p449 

    Assesses the clinical outcomes of arthrodesis of the foot in diabetic patients with Charcot arthropathy in a hospital setting in Toronto, Ontario. Importance of early identification of patients at-risk for Charcot arthropathy; Intervention strategy; Mechanism of the collapse of the bony...

  • Fetlock arthodesis boosts survival rates.
    Kane, Ed // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine; Aug2008, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p2E 

    The article reports on the significance of fetlock arthrodesis on horses suffered fetlock damage. The fetlock arthrodesis procedure has become known as viable solution for fetlock injuries and for other joint issues, like degenerative arthritis (DA). The arthrodesis is considered as an...

  • Gait and Function After Intra-Articular Arthrodesis of the Hip in Adolescents.
    Karol, L.A.; Halliday, S.E.; Gourineni, P. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Apr2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 4, p561 

    Background: Patients who have had a hip arthrodesis have been reported to have pain in the back and the knee due to an altered gait. There is little information about the specific compensatory mechanisms that are adopted when walking. The purpose of this study was to objectively define gait...

  • CPT 28760.
    Still, Gregory; Zlotoff, Howard // Podiatry Management; Jan2011, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p30 

    A letter to the editor and a response from the editor is presented concerning medical record codes for a metatarsal condition.

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