Posts for Case studies Category


A natural spinal deformity in patients with Coffin-Lowry syndrome

Case studies - 15 March, 2018

Coffin-Lowry syndrome (CLS) is a rare x-linked mutation in the RSK2 gene that affects around 1/50 000 to 100 000 people and little is known…

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Are metal-on-metal hip arthroplasties a risk for heart attacks?

Case studies - 22 February, 2018

A study published on Bone and Joint Journal assures that Metal-on-metal (MoM) protheses of the hip have been widely used, however is currently known  for…

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A cross-sectional study: locomotive syndrome

Case studies - 23 November, 2017

The concept of “locomotive syndrome” is the circumstances in which elderly people need nursing care services or are at high risk of requiring such services…

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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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