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Orthopaedic Scores popular

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Goldmine of orthopaedic scores and scoring systems. 10 surgeon based and 20 patient based scoring systems for all regions of the musculoskeletal system. Includes: Harris Hip Score, Knee Society Score, Oxford Knee Score, WOMAC, Cincinatti Knee Score, Tegner Lysholm, American Foot & Ankle Score AFAS, UCLA Shoulder Rating Scale, Mayo...
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Anterior Smith Peterson Approach to the Hip Wheeless

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

- Smith Petersen improved & revived the anterior iliofemoral approach;
- entire ilium and hip joint can be reached thru iliac part of incision;
- with this approach there is a need for extensive detachment of tendinous insertions & retraction of muscle, with ...
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Anterolateral Approach to the Hip Wheeless

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

Discussion: - major problems with the Watson Jones technique are dealing w/ gluteus medius & minimus, which lie over anteior capsule and must be damaged or cut to obtain adequate exposure; - original Charnely technique...
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Antibiotic Prophylaxis

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Perioperative Prophylactic Antibiotics:
- it is essential that antibiotics be given prior to incision;
- in most cases, patients should receive 1-2 gm of IV Ancef 30 min prior to the incision
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Arthrodesis Wheeless

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

Discussion: - hip fusions acn occur spontaneously following childhood sepsis or after ORIF of acetabular fractures (secondary to heterotopic bone).
- they also occur spontaneously due to ankylosing spondylitis;
- surgical fusions are performed for young adults with advanced arthritis;
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Arthroscopy of the Hip Wheeless

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Indications:
- evaluation of hip pain- candidates are patients with nonspecific radiographic findings and reproducible, functionally-limiting physical signs and symptoms.
- the false...
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Aspiration of the Hip Joint Wheeless

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anterior approach:
- femoral artery may be palpated in femoral triangle, & may be used as a guide in aspirating the hip joint;
- palpate the femoral pulse just as it exits...
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Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
pathogenesis and risk factors:
- Intravascular coagulation and osteonecrosis.
- natural history
- blood supply to femoral head:
- diff dx:
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Blood Supply to Femoral Head and Neck Wheeless

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Anatomy: - extracapsular arterieal ring at the base of the femoral neck; - formed posteriorly by large branch of MFCA - formed anteriorly by smaller branches...
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Dislocation of THA

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

occurs in 1-4% of primary THA and upto 16% in revision cases;
- about 74% of THR dislocations are posterior, 16% anterior, and 8% lateral; (from T.K. Cobb et al, 1996);
- most commonly caused by...
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DVT and PE prophylaxis in THR Wheeless

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

40-60% of THR patients who do not receive prophylaxis will get a DVT (dependment on imaging method);
in contrast, the study by Fender et al (JBJS 1997) showed that the incidence of fatal PE (as diagnosed by postmortem examination) was 4 / 2111 patients (0.19%);
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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