Posts for orthopedic surgery


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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The foot and its relationship to peak height velocity of the calcaneal system

Practice Management - 8 March, 2018

In the multiple skeletal maturity grading systems, none of them seems to use the phalanges of the foot. To minimize radiation, it would be great…

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Reliability of the HSA in a surveillance programme for children with Cerebral Palsy

Practice Management - 1 March, 2018

A study published by the Journal of Children’s Orthopedics says that the number of children with cerebral palsy (CP) at risk for hip dislocation have…

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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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Is it really important to evaluate shoulder arthroplasty data?

Surgery - 15 February, 2018

Niel Kang of Addenbrookes Hospital and Olga Taylor, of ODEP asked the question – “Why do we need to evaluate shoulder arthroplasty data?” – since…

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The silver solution for knee implants

Practice Management - 1 February, 2018

Harry Hothi and the Smart Spacer Project team discussed the use of silver coatings on knee implants to reduce the risk of infection. The demand…

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Factors Influencing Orthopedic Surgery Residents’ Choice

Surgery - 25 January, 2018

Due to a rapidly changing health care system and a growing transparency in the age of outcome reporting, residents seem to have quite a list…

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Reduction of vertebral height induce variety of neurological deterioration

Surgery - 28 December, 2017

There is a number of vertebral fractures that affect variations in the termination level of conus medullaris (TLCM) and alter neurological findings. Yet, few studies…

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A clinical efficacy between different surgical approaches for popliteal cyst

Surgery - 30 November, 2017

Popliteal cyst is a benign swelling with synovial fluid located behind the knee joint. They are often asymptomatic, however symptomatic cysts may cause pain and…

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Impact and care of foot problems in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Preoperative planning - 16 November, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is often a result of foot involvement which is part of the well-described clinical picture. It has been estimated, with no formal…

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