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There are several different types of external fixation. There is the transarticular external fixator with pins in the second metacarpal and pins in the radius. It can be either static or dynamic i.e. a locking ball-joint system which permits wrist mobilization midway through the treatment). There is also periarticular...
Added: Wed May 01 2002
Background: Whether reducing time-to-surgery for elderly patients suffering from hip fracture results in better outcomes remains subject to controversial debates.
Conclusion: Although this study found a trend toward more frequent post-operative complications in the longest time-to-surgery group, there was no effect of time-to-surgery on mortality. Shorter time-to-surgery may be associated with...
Added: Wed May 27 2009
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