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2003 Klippel-Feil Syndrome Plus

Location: http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijim/vol4n1/klippel.xml

H. Foyaca-Sibat, L de F Ibañez-Valdés: Klippel-Feil Syndrome "Plus". The Internet Journal of Internal Medicine. 2003. Volume 4 Number 1.
We report a case with Klippel-Feil (KFS) syndrome associated with hypertelorism, microtia, Sprengel deformity, hand and feet deformities, scoliosis, clinical manifestations of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, other anomalies, and severe arterial hypertension secondary...
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What is a Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour

Location: http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/QAs/SofttissuesarcomasQAs/AllQAs/related_faqs/QAs/377

A malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST) is a type of cancer called a soft tissue sarcoma. Soft tissue sarcomas are cancers that develop in the supporting or connective tissues of the body (such as muscle, fat, nerves and blood vessels). MPNSTs probably start from Schwann cells, which form the protective...
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1994 Spinal deformity in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/76-B/5/773

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1994 Sep;76(5):773-7. Spinal deformity in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Five patients treated by spinal fusion.McMaster MJ. Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland. Five patients with classical Ehlers-Danlos syndrome developed severe spinal deformities. Two were shown to have type-VI collagen abnormalities. Three had a double structural scoliosis of the...
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Andrew B Dossett MD W B Carrell Memorial Clinic

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/AndrewDossett/

My practice philosophy is centered around active rehabilitation, either in lieu of surgery or as a complement to surgical recovery. Dallas, Texas, USA
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VuMedi Webinars on surgery for orthopaedic oncology problems

Location: http://www.vumedi.com/videos?pr=oncology

Free registration for webinars on the surgical treatment of musculoskeletal tumors.
  • Ewing's Sarcoma of the Scapula: Limb-Sparing Resection of the Scapula
  • Osteosarcoma of Proximal Tibia Treated with a Limb-Sparing Resection
  • The Extensile Axillary Approach for Resection of a Large Schwannoma
  • Periosteal Chondrosarcoma Treated with a Limb-Sparing Resection of the Distal Femur
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of an...
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Long-term outcome of shoulder arthrodesis performed with plate fixation

Location: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/section?content=a790014155&fulltext=713240928

There have been few reports on the long-term function after shoulder arthrodesis. We report the outcome after shoulder arthrodesis with plate fixation in 18 patients who were followed for 3-15 years.
Interpretation In this patient series there were few complications after shoulder arthrodesis, and the longterm functional results were acceptable....
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1990 Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation and vertebral rotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/72-B/4/670

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1990 Jul;72(4):670-4. Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation and vertebral rotation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.Cundy PJ, Paterson DC, Hillier TM, Sutherland AD, Stephen JP, Foster BK. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adelaide Children's Hospital, Australia. We have studied 34 consecutive patients receiving Cotrel- Dubousset instrumentation for a single and flexible thoracic scoliotic...
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Treating acute gouty arthritis with selective COX 2 inhibitors

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1124536/

Preliminary evidence supports their relative efficacy and safety
Few arthritides are as painful, incapacitating, and stressful as a severe attack of acute gout, pseudogout, or calcific periarthritis. Successful treatment of these acute microcrystalline events depends on early use of an effective and safe anti-inflammatory drug in full dosage. The sooner such...
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Scoliosis Symptoms Causes and Treatments

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/scoliosis

Scoliosis describes an abnormal, side-to-side, curvature of the spine. The spinal curve may develop as a single curve (shaped like the letter C) or as two curves (shaped like the letter S).
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50 years experience with Dupuytren's contracture

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/8/60/prepub

50 years experience with Dupuytren's contracture in the Erlangen University Hospital – A retrospective analysis of 2919 operated hands from 1956 to 2006 Bernd Loos , Valerij Puschkin and Raymund E Horch BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2007, 8:60 Prepublication
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Medial knee osteoarthritis treated by insoles or braces CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2881986

Questions/purposes We therefore asked whether laterally wedged insoles or valgus braces would reduce pain, enhance functional scores, and correct varus malalignment comparable to knee braces.
Conclusions Our data suggest a laterally wedged insole may be an alternative to valgus bracing for noninvasively treating symptoms of medial knee OA.
Medial knee osteoarthritis treated by insoles...
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2011 Unexplained fractures - child abuse or bone disease CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3032841

Background Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a serious problem that has major implications for the welfare of the child involved. Unexplained fractures are of particular concern to the orthopaedic surgeon, who must often consider alternative diagnoses to CAN.
Questions/purposes We therefore (1) determined which bone diseases most commonly mimic CAN; (2) what...
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Bone Structure and Growth

Location: http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/dirt/museum/p4-11.html

Discussion of the structure and biomechanics of bone from radiology site.
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Kirchenbaum Orthopaedics

Location: http://www.walkandmove.com

The components of this modern office are a mix of traditional and modern features: Trained, responsive staff Advanced Special Surgery for Joint Diseases Stress-free office environment Specialization in Hip and Knee Replacement, Shoulder pain, Trauma (Adult and Pediatric), and Arthroscopy for Arthritis and Injuries Rapid phone response Electronic medical records ...
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Laminectomy

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/Fi-La/Laminectomy.html

Definition A laminectomy is a surgical procedure in which the surgeon removes a portion of the bony arch, or lamina, on the dorsal surface of a vertebra, which is one of the bones that make up the human spinal column. It is done to relieve back pain that has not been... Expert
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Adult acquired flatfoot fusions

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/aaff/surgicalFusions1.htm

Johnson and Strom (1989) recommended subtalar fusion for correction of the acquired flatfoot when the deformity of the foot was fixed (stage 3). This was based on the concept that the midfoot and forefoot would follow the calcaneum – the "two-piece concept".
As the commonest deformity of adult acquired flatfoot is...
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Congenital Muscular Dystrophy POSNA

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

Congenital muscular dystrophy is defined as the presence of weakness or hypotonia at birth, contractures before 6 months of age, and dystrophy on muscle biopsy. It can affect both males and females, can be present with and without central nervous system involvement, and is not associated with a disorder of...
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Dr Randolph Bishop MD Neurosurgeon Savannah GA

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/neurosurgeon/randolph-bishop-savannah-ga

Dr. Bishop's practice is determined to provide the best and most technologically advanced neurological cranial and spine care. Dr. Randolph Bishop is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery and Pain Management.


Memorial Spine is regionally recognized for its accomplishments in spine surgery. Taking a comprehensive approach to spine-related pain, the spine specialists at Memorial Spine have demonstrated...

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1993 Arthrography and arthrotomy of the knee in sports injuries

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1332125/

A total of 266 patients with injuries to the knee sustained during sports activities were managed by arthroscopy and/or arthrotomy. All of them received systemic examination and a standard battery of knee stability tests. Fifty-three were examined by arthrography and all underwent arthrotomy for surgical correction of the lesion diagnosed...
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Sindig-Larsen-Johanssen Disease Wheeless

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

- cause of discomfort in anterior aspect of the knee;
- caused by persistent traction at the cartilaginous junction of patella & patellar ligament, usually at inferior patellar pole;
- usually seen in an active preteen boy who complains of activity-related pain;
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Occult lumbosacral dysraphism in children and young adults

Location: http://radiology.rsna.org/content/211/3/767.long

CONCLUSION: Conventional three-plane lumbosacral MR imaging in children and young adults suspected of having occult dysraphism provides better diagnostic information than does fast screening two-plane MR imaging because of its higher specificity and interobserver agreement.
Occult lumbosacral dysraphism in children and young adults: diagnostic performance of fast screening and conventional MR...
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