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Anesthesia in elderly patients undergoing orthopedic surgery for hip fractures

Anesthesia in elderly patients undergoing orthopedic surgery for hip fractures

Bupivacaine (B) and levobupivacaine (LB) are medicines used regularly in spinal anesthesia. Whether potential differences in their hemodynamic and anesthetic profiles could determine a differential…

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Is total joint replacement the best option for arthritis?

Is total joint replacement the best option for arthritis?

Osteoarthritis is debilitating. When arthritis starts to affect several joints, one potential treatment option to explore is replacing the damaged joint with a new, artificial…

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Dr Jose Carlos Noronha - PeelMed

Professor José Carlos Noronha and the perfect match with sports medicine

Born in Rio de Janeiro on February 27th, 1954. Came to Portugal (Alvarenga – Arouca) when he was 3 years old. Already as a medical…

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Is surgery the best treatment of clavicle fractures in adolescents?

Is surgery the best treatment of clavicle fractures in adolescents?

Clavicle fractures are common in both adults and adolescents. Many heal with non-operative treatment without any sequel, but there are patients who may benefit from…

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spinal deformity

A natural spinal deformity in patients with Coffin-Lowry syndrome

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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Surgery Room

Orthopedic training and surgical skills simulation

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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Locomotive Syndrome Study

A cross-sectional study: locomotive syndrome

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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Sport Injuries

Shockwave therapy for musculoskeletal disorders

Three main techniques through which shockwaves can be generated are electrohydraulic, electromagnetic and piezoelectric principles, and each one represents a different technique of generative shockwaves.…

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Daily Routine

Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing in patients younger than 50 years

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) durability does not meet the requirements for young patients compared to the younger population. SEE ALSO: 3D Templating for Total Hip…

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Surgical Cost Disclosure and Operating Room Expenditures

Recent policy changes in the United States are attempting to reduce spending through the development of value-based payment systems that rely heavily on cost transparency.…

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