Posts for Orthopedics


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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Are post-operative complications related with time and admission for surgery?

Surgery - 8 February, 2018

Back in 2000, there was over 1.6 million osteoporotic fractures of the hip worldwide, with approximately 250 000 occurring in the United States and 620…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Surgeon’s views on Premium implants in total joint arthroplasty

Surgery - 18 January, 2018

Refunds of total joint arthroplasty and the increased costs of implants have led many hospitals to restrict access to newer, more expensive total joint arthroplasty…

Continue Reading

2D digital photography for child body posture evaluation

Radiology - 11 January, 2018

Digital photogrammetry provides measurements of body angles or distances which allow quantitative posture assessment with or without the use of external markers and it is…

Continue Reading
peekmed orthopedics

Austerity measures on quality of healthcare services

Technology - 4 January, 2018

The European Union member countries have approached the economic and financial crisis differently in 2008. There were only a few that have guided the outcomes…

Continue Reading