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Complications of orthopaedic procedures (operations, injections, investigations)
[OCOSH Code: D014947 116224001 T81 OP_CMP]

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Confusion (8)
Resources relating to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of confusion, dementia or delirium following orthopaedic procedures (operations, injections, investigations)
MeSH Search Term "Confusion"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code F00-F03 Dementia
SNOMED-CT Term Postoperative confusion (disorder) Concept ID: 404906000
Synonyms - Postoperative cognitive dysfunction
Postoperative delirium
OCOSH Code: D003221 404906000 F00-F03 OP_CMP_CONF
Implant Failure (4)
Resources on Implant failure, breakage of nails, plates and screws
MeSH Search Term "Prostheses and Implants/adverse effects"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code T84 Complications of internal orthopaedic prosthetic devices, implants and grafts
SNOMED-CT Term Mechanical complication of internal orthopedic device, implant and graft (disorder) Concept ID: 213071006
OCOSH Code: D019736 213071006 T84 OP_CMP_IF
Infection (23)
Internet resources relating to orthopaedic Surgical Site Infection (SSI)
MeSH Search Term "Surgical Wound Infection"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code T81.4 Infection following a procedure, not elsewhere classified
T84 Complications of internal orthopaedic prosthetic devices, implants and grafts
SNOMED-CT Term Surgical site infection (disorder) Concept ID: 433202001
OCOSH Code: D013530 433202001 T81.4 T84 OP_CMP_SSI
Nerve Injury (2)
Internet resources relating to post-operative nerve injury as a complication of orthopaedic surgery
MeSH Search Term "Trauma, Nervous System"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code T14.4 Injury of nerve(s) of unspecified body region
SNOMED-CT Term Injury to nerve during surgery (disorder) Concept ID: 213267001
OCOSH Code: D020196 213267001 T14.4 OP_CMP_NI

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2010 Factors that predict short-term complication rates after total hip arthroplasty CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914297

Results Compared with patients treated at high-volume hospitals (above the 20th percentile), patients treated at low-volume hospitals (below the 60th percentile) had a higher aggregate risk of having short-term complications (odds ratio, 2.00). A variety of patient factors also had associations with an increased risk of complications: increased Charlson comorbidity score,...
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2011 Pulsatile lavage irrigator tip a rare radiolucent retained foreign body in the pelvis

Location: http://www.pssjournal.com/content/5/1/14/abstract

Retained foreign bodies after surgery have the potential to cause serious medical complications for patients and bring fourth serious medico-legal consequences for surgeons and hospitals. Standard operating room protocols have been adopted to reduce the occurrence of the most common retained foreign bodies. Despite these precautions, radiolucent objects and uncounted...
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Complications in ACL Reconstruction

Location: http://www.carletonsportsmed.com/compacl.htm

Discussion of complications associated with
Patellar Tendon Harvest
Semi-t Graft Harvest
Dropped Graft
Tibial Tunnel Anterior
Anterior Femoral Tunnel
Posterior Blow Out of Femoral Tunnel
Over drilling K-Wire
Neuro-Vascular Injury
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Endoluminal Drain Removal

Location: http://www.rcsed.ac.uk/fellows/lvanrensburg/endoluminal.htm

A simple technique for cutting the suture if a drain has been sewn into the wound. For use when the suture penetrates the drain.
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Patella Infera Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/patella_infera

- patella infera indicates an abnormally low patella;
- it most often results from to soft tissue contracture and hypotonia of quadriceps muscle following surgery or trauma to knee
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Vascular- Radical Sympathectomy

Location: http://www.e-hand.com/img/14385.htm

Severe peripheral vascular insufficiency associated with connective tissue disease is usually due to a combination of vasospastic (Raynaud's) and fixed (proliferative vessel wall changes) factors. Periarterial sympathectomy is one approach to this problem. This technique involves stripping the adventitia from the affected vessels, which both removes the sympathetic nerve innervation...
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