Posts for Orthopedics

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Orthopedic training and surgical skills simulation

Surgery - 21 December, 2017

The change felt on the health care delivery patterns and the constant and fast evolution of orthopedic surgical procedures have increased the steps for trainees…

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Navigation and customized implants: the role played on TKA

Surgery, Technology - 14 December, 2017

Through the years the number of total knee replacements (TKA) done in the USA seems to increase and despite the great care taken during all…

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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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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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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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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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