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Adult vs Pediatric Cases: Upper extremity open fractures

Case studies - 9 November, 2017

A study published on BioMedCentral shows that fractures in pediatrics tend to show epidemiological characteristics which are different from adults – the main goal was…

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The truth behind the falls of RA patients

Case studies - 21 September, 2017

According to recent findings, falls might be a problem that has no correlation with the characteristics of the foot and ankle for patients with rheumatoid…

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Injuries in extreme sports

Case studies - 29 June, 2017

Extreme sports usually involve high-risk elements, such as high speed, height, real or perceived danger, a high level of physical exertion, spectacular stunts and, in…

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Shoulder ultrasonography increases efficiency in diagnosis of rotator cuff tears

Case studies, No category - 20 June, 2017

Rotator cuff tears are very common, and their incidence rate increases with age. Shoulder ultrasonography seems to have recently gained popularity for detecting these types…

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Kocher-Langenbeck approach in acetabular fractures

Case studies - 18 May, 2017

It is a fact that acetabular fractures are rare injuries. It is estimated that 3 out of 100 000 inhabitants suffer one each year. However,…

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Early physical therapy and lower back pain in older adults

Early physical therapy and lower back pain in older adults

Case studies - 2 May, 2017

A 2015 study found that physical therapy provides only modest benefits for lower back pain in older adults. This study followed more than 200 people…

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The influence of gender on TKA and THA

The influence of gender on TKA and THA

Case studies - 13 April, 2017

Do age and gender really have any influence on total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroscopy (THA)? Debates have emerged on this topic and…

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Hip replacements increasing in younger patients

Case studies - 23 March, 2017

Total hip replacements in the United States have been rising, especially among adults in early middle age, and surgeons say even people in their 20s…

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Femoral neck fractures - a complication of hip arthroscopy

Femoral neck fractures – a complication of hip arthroscopy

Case studies - 17 March, 2017

The continuous contact between the acetabulum and the femoral head-neck junction can cause a disorder of the hip joint called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). This disorder…

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Latest carpal tunnel syndrome advances

Latest carpal tunnel syndrome advances

Case studies - 9 March, 2017

Orthopaedics Today Europe spoke with some international experts on hand surgery in order to know what the latest techniques in the field are. Do not…

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