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Osteoporosis in a Male Athlete

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=587916

A Case Study on Osteoporosis in a Male Athlete: Looking Beyond the Usual Suspects (Nursing Center CE)
After presenting with chronic low back pain, a male track athlete was diagnosed with bilateral lysis at L5, slight listhesis at L5 on S1; asymmetrical lysis at L4; and right L5/S1 disc bulge with...
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OA Today and Tomorrow- Maintaining Function with Early Intervention

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewprogram/1926

OA Today and Tomorrow: Maintaining Function with Early Intervention Moderator: Joseph A. Buckwalter, MD; Faculty: Thomas A. Einhorn, MD; Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD; David W. Stoller, MD Release Date: July 17, 2002; Valid for credit through July 17, 2003
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Digital Flexor Injection eMedicine Procedures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/103485-overview

Injection of the flexor tendon in the hand is most commonly performed for the treatment of stenosing tenosynovitis. Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as trigger finger, involves a size mismatch between a thickened or stenotic first annular (A1) pulley in the hand and the flexor tendon trying to glide through the...
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Mechanical Laxity in the functionally unstable Ankle Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/478972

Quantitative Assessment of Mechanical Laxity in the Functionally Unstable Ankle Posted 06/01/2004 Tricia J. Hubbard; Thomas W. Kaminski; Robert A. Vander Griend; John E. Kovaleski
Delineating between functional and mechanical instability in those with chronic ankle dysfunction is a challenging task. Current methods of assessing ankle ligamentous laxity are subjective in nature and...
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Fracture Healing After Plates And Im Nails

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/brown/exp.htm

OTA Basic Fracture Course
Remodeling
* cancellous
* cortical
Bone Repair
* drill holes
* gap healing
Spontaneous Fracture Healing
Bone Formation in Callus
Biological Stabilization
Mineralization
Bridging Callus
IM Nail - Indirect Bone Healing
Plate - Direct Bone Healing
* contact healing
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Orchard Clinic Osteopathic & Chiropractic in Singapore

Location: http://www.orchardclinic.com

Located conveniently in the heart of Orchard in the Takashimaya S.C., Orchard Clinic offers a complete range of complementary and innovative healthcare services including osteopathic medicine and orthotic therapy. Our philosophy is to utilise cutting edge technologies in treatment and diagnostics with osteopathic and biomechanical analysis. Put simply, we endeavour to... Patient Provider
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Spasticity and muscle contracture following stroke

Location: http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/119/5/1737

It has become increasingly recognized that the major functional deficits following brain damage are largely due to "negative' features such as weakness and loss of dexterity rather than spasticity. A variety of studies suggest that spasticity is a distinct problem and separate from the loss of dexterity, but that it...
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Caffey Disease

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=114000

CAFFEY DISEASE Alternative titles; symbols INFANTILE (CONGENITAL)CORTICAL HYPEROSTOSIS PRENATAL CORTICAL HYPEROSTOSIS, LETHAL, INCLUDED Caffey disease is caused by mutation in the alpha-1 collagen type I gene (COL1A1; 120150). CLINICAL FEATURES Infantile cortical hyperostosis has somewhat unusual features for a hereditary disorder. It rarely if ever appears after 5 months of age and usually...
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Inflammation of the post-calcaneal bursa associated with exostosis

Location: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18443895

Interesting and accurate clinical description of the condition.
Exostoses beneath the post-calcaneal bursa are most commonly manifestations of an osteo-arthritic process. The exciting causes of this are exposure to cold and wet and trauma. The treatment should be operative only after the acute stage has subsided. The condition is one...
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Distal Femoral Fractures A Review Of Fixation Methods

Location: http://www.journals.elsevierhealth.com/periodicals/jinj/article/PIIS0020138305000720/abstract

Distal femoral fractures: A review of fixation methods M.C. Forster, , B. Komarsamy and J.N. Davison Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK Volume 37, Issue 2, Pages 97-108 Accepted 15 February 2005.
The treatment of distal femoral fractures has evolved; nevertheless, these fractures remain difficult to treat and carry an unpredictable prognosis....
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Acute Osteomyelitis in Children

Location: https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/4226/1/md04026.pdf

Osteomyelitis in children in Nigeria: is surgical decompression necessary? African Journal of Biomedical Research 7(3)2004
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Osteopetrosis Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

Location: http://www.ojrd.com/content/4/1/5

Osteopetrosis ("marble bone disease") is a descriptive term that refers to a group of rare, heritable disorders of the skeleton characterized by increased bone density on radiographs. The overall incidence of these conditions is difficult to estimate but autosomal recessive osteopetrosis (ARO) has an incidence of 1 in 250,000 births,...
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Hi Quality

Location: http://web.archive.org/web/20040331075335/http://www.hiquality.org.uk/

Archive Copy: 2004 Hi Quality website, launched in March 2002 and designed to raise standards in health information. Hi Quality should be used if you are: looking for health information and require guidance on how to check its quality; producing health information and require guidance on how to assure quality standards. Highly Reputable
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Becker Muscular Dystrophy POSNA

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/beckerMuscularDystrophy.asp

Objectives
1. Describe the clinical features of Becker muscular dystrophy, including age at onset, and physical findings at the time the dystrophy becomes clinically apparent
2. Describe the genetic origin of Becker muscular dystrophy
3. Describe the natural history of Becker muscular dystrophy
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis eMedicine Orthopaedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic74.htm

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) describes a phenomenon characterized by a tendency toward ossification of ligaments. It most characteristically affects the spine. Ossification of the longitudinal ligaments (especially the anterior ligaments) of the spine produces a tortuous paravertebral mass anterior to and distinct (at least radiologically) from the vertebral bodies....
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Health-related quality of life

Location: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/fact/thr_report.cfm?Thread_ID=142

AAOS Online Service Fact SheetHealth-related quality of life Highly Reputable
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Prepatellar Bursitis eMedicine PMR

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/309014-overview

The prepatellar bursa is a superficial bursa with a thin synovial lining located between the skin and the patella. Normally, it does not communicate with the joint space and contains a minimal amount of fluid; however, inflammation of the prepatellar bursa results in marked increase of fluid within its space.
Pathophysiology: The...
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myotonic dystrophy CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01058.html

disease involving the skeletal muscles of the upper extremities, shoulder girdle, neck and GI tract.
* symptoms:
o frontal balding
o testicular atrophy
o...
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Does ligament balancing technique affect kinematics in rotating platform PCL retaining knee arthroplasties

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2226194/

The goal of this prospective, randomized, blinded trial was to determine if ligament balancing techniques for rotating platform TKA affect postoperative knee kinematics. Sixteen patients with unilateral rotating platform TKA consented to participate in this institutional review board approved study. Eight patients were randomly selected to receive ligament balancing with...
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Natural Progression of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Humeral Capitellum

Location: http://radiology.rsnajnls.org/cgi/content/full/216/1/207

PURPOSE: To determine the earliest findings, subsequent changes, and natural course of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum.
CONCLUSION: The earliest feature of osteochondritis dissecans is subchondral bone flattening, over which new bone subsequently forms. The new bone then can unite with the underlying bone. However, if subjected to repetitive forces...
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Infection, periprosthetic fractures the major factors for TKA reoperation

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rid=16697

Decreased long-term implant survivorship linked with age at surgery, failed high tibial osteotomy. By Gina Brockenbrough 1st on the web (May 15, 2006) May 2006 CHICAGO — As designs for cemented total knee implants have improved, infection and periprosthetic fractures have emerged as the greatest threats for component replacement, revision and reoperation.
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2007 Histomorphological study of the spinal growth plates from the convex side and the concave side in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.josr-online.com/content/2/1/19

Shoufeng Wang , Yong Qiu , Zezhang Zhu , Zhaolong Ma , Caiwei Xia and Feng Zhu Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2007, 2:19
Asymmetrical growth of the vertebrae has been implicated as one possible etiologic factor in the pathogenesis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The longitudinal vertebral growth derives...
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Kenneth Burkus MD at The Hughston Clinic

Location: http://spineuniverse.com/mdpage.php?doctorID=631

He has extensive experience with degenerative conditions of the spine, spinal fractures, and the surgical treatment as well as the conservative treatments for these conditions. Dr. Burkus also offers his patients the latest technology available for treatment of the spine, including the LT Cage with BMP.
Columbus, Georgia, USA
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