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2007 Live Webcast Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Procedure

Location: http://www.or-live.com/WFUBMC/1558

On April 17, 2007, 5pm EDT, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center surgeons will demonstrate a Birmingham Hip™ Resurfacing procedure on www.OR-Live.com. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in May 2006, the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System is designed to remove less of the patient’s bone than traditional hip replacement...
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Avascular necrosis of the femoral heads after single corticosteroid injection

Location: http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/175/1/31-b

This patient had minimal tenderness over his hips, with mild limitation to his range of motion. Both hips had cystic changes in the femoral heads without collapse (Fig. 1). He had been treated 8 months previously with a single intramuscular dose of betamethasone (dose equivalent to 75.5 mg prednisolone) for...
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Chronic Osteomyelitis From Staphylococcus Aureus

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/502885

Chronic Osteomyelitis From Staphylococcus Aureus From Applied Radiology 2005 Douglas R. Lake, MD; Brian Reeves, DO; Allister R. Williams, MD; John Richard McEvoy, Jr. Summary A 35-year-old man was transferred from an outside facility for definitive management of long-standing left leg pain. His medical history was unremarkable except for the incision and drainage...
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Four Recurrent Periprosthetic Knee Fractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408536

Case Report Four Recurrent Periprosthetic Knee Fractures from Medscape Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine eJournal[TM] 2001 Arne-Lembit Kööp, MD, Andres Kööp, MD, Irja Kiisküla, MD Introduction Periprosthetic fractures of the knee are challenging for the orthopaedist, but recurrent periprosthetic fractures are even more challenging. In this case, a 61-year-old female patient with a diagnosis of gonarthrosis...
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Minimally Invasive Computer Assisted Total Knee Replacement

Location: http://www.or-live.com/tgh/1848

A minimally invasive computer assisted, total knee replacement surgery will be performed live over the Internet from Tampa General Hospital on April 18, 2007 at 4 p.m. ET. The procedure involves resurfacing the ends of the bones by making a small incision through which physicians place an implant that prevents...
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Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/452499

Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head from Medscape General Medicine™ Posted 05/07/2003 Brett Levine, MS, MD, William Jaffe, MD Introduction Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is the end point of a variety of disease processes resulting in decreased blood flow and, ultimately, cellular death within the femoral head.[1] This debilitating disease typically affects younger patients...
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View Details Visit Resource Review It Rate It Bookmark It Added: Sun Dec 31 2006