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Reconstructive treatment following resection of high-grade soft-tissue sarcomas of the lower limb

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v13i1p58.pdf

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2005 Apr;13(1):58-63 Leow AM, Halim AS, Wan Z. Reconstructive Sciences Department, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
PURPOSE: To review the role of free tissue transfer in reconstructive surgery following resection of high-grade soft-tissue sarcomas of the lower limb.
CONCLUSION: Tissue transfer allows early adjuvant therapy...
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Maine Orthopaedic Center

Location: http://www.maineortho.com/

The physicians and staff of Maine Orthopaedic Center are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for all types of musculo-skeletal ailments, while ensuring the personal attention that each of our patients deserves. Portland, Norway, Maine, USA
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Effusion of the hips in a patient with tetraplegia

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1864804/

A 19-year-old man with a complete cervical spinal cord injury was found to have bilateral hip effusions. Joint aspiration yielded a right sterile hydroarthrosis and a left sterile hemarthrosis.
CONCLUSION: This case indicates that hip effusion may be a similar, less-common occurrence than knee effusion in patients with spinal cord...
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multiple myeloma CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01056.html

* most common primary malignant neoplasm of bone
* 50-70y; M:F 2:1
* symptoms: vague bone pain of progressive severity, fever, anemic sxs
* complications: pathologic fractures
* solitary plasmacytoma: solitary osseous focus of MM (uncommon)
x-ray findings:
* loss of bone density - from diffuse marrow involvement
* "punched out" lesions - esp. skull, long bones
*...
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Second fracture of the distal humerus after varus malunion of a supracondylar fracture in children

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/80-B/5/791

Nine children sustained a second fracture of the distal humerus after union of an ipsilateral supracondylar fracture which had healed with cubitus varus. There were eight boys and one girl with a mean age of five years (1 to 8) at the time of the second fracture which occurred at...
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Wrist gouty arthritis presenting as scaphoid erosions with scapholunate ligament disruption

Location: http://smj.sma.org.sg/4908/4908cr3.pdf

We report a 43-year-old man who presented with features of acute wrist inflammation with scapholunate dissociation. Radiologically, erosions were noted in the proximal pole of the scaphoid. The patient underwent wrist arthrotomy, exploration and washout with intraoperative bacterial cultures and histology specimens were obtained. Histological analysis revealed the diagnosis of...
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Elliot Gross MD

Location: http://www.back-pain-online.com/

Culver City CA. Selective Endoscopic Discectomy(SED)™: Treating Patients, Not Just Lower Back Pain and Sciatica. Providing Relief of Pain for the People of Los Angeles and Southern California Lower Back pain and sciatica can be debilitative, affecting the patient physically, mentally and spiritually. By combining cutting edge orthopedic technology with a...
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Toe Walking The Bone School

Location: http://www.boneschool.com.au/paediatrics/foot/toe-walking

Natural History
Initially toddlers walk on toes 3-6/12
- Graduate to strike on flat of foot
- Finally dev N heel-toe gait
- Mature gait pattern by 3yrs
Idiopathic TW
- N bilateral
- usually from birth
- never see adults with toe walking
- so what is the natural history?
- Do we need to operate...
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2006 Comparison of Pelvic Fixation Techniques in Neuromuscular Spinal Deformity Correction Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/545049

From Spine. 2006;31(20):2392-2398 Comparison of Pelvic Fixation Techniques in Neuromuscular Spinal Deformity Correction: Galveston Rod Versus Iliac and Lumbosacral Screws.
Posted 10/10/2006 Michael Peelle, W. MD; Lawrence G. Lenke, MD; Keith H. Bridwell, MD; Brenda Sides, MA
Conclusions: Using iliac screws for pelvic fixation in neuromuscular spinal deformity affords equivalent maintenance of pelvic...
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Cochrane Musculoskeletal Injuries Group popular

Location: http://www2.cochrane.org/reviews/en/topics/74_reviews.html

The Cochrane Injuries Group provides systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare interventions for injuries.? Highly Reputable
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Noam Y Stadlan MD Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/neurosurgeon/noam-stadlan-chicago-il

Dr. Noam Y. Stadlan is a member of the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch (CINN), Chicago Illinois; a founding member of the CINN Institute for Spine Care; an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Rush Medical College, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; and associate medical director of the CINN...
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How to conquer the accessory avicular Podiatry Today

Location: http://www.podiatrytoday.com/article/94

Surgical Pearls: How To Conquer The Accessory Navicular Bone - By Richard T. Braver, DPM
the Modified Kidner procedure is one of the most reliable operations for reducing arch pain associated with an accessory navicular bone (a.k.a. os tibial externum). You can also use this procedure to treat a prominence at the...
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Lateral Epicondylitis - Tennis Elbow

Location: http://www.orthogate.org/patient-education/elbow/lateral-epicondylitis-tennis-elbow.html

Lateral epicondylitis is sometimes referred to as Tennis Elbow - not because only tennis players get the problem, but because the backhand swing in tennis is a common activity that can cause the problem. There are many other activities that can result in lateral epicondylitis - such as painting with... Highly Reputable
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Chromosomal Disorders POSNA Study Guide

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

Objectives
1. Define: diploid (euploid), aneuploid, polyploid, monosomy, trisomy, translocation, duplication, deletion
2. Describe mitosis
3. Discuss the processes responsible for common chromosomal disorders
4. Describe the chromosomal status of children with Down's syndrome
5. Discuss the relationship between translocation...
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Rheumatoid nodules - differential diagnosis and immunohistological findings

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1005134/pdf/annrheumd00484-0005.pdf

Mostly about Rheumatoid nodules but has a useful table on the differential diagnosis between RA associated Rheumatoid Nodules, Rheumatoid Nodulosis, Rheumatic Fever Nodules, Benign rheumatoid nodules, Granuloma annulare
E M Veys and F De Keyser Rheumatoid nodules: differential diagnosis and immunohistological findings. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 1993; 52: 625-626 Full Text
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RHIZOMELIC CHONDRODYSPLASIA PUNCTATA TYPE 2 RCDP2

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=222765

DIHYDROXYACETONEPHOSPHATE ACYLTRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY DHAPAT DEFICIENCY GLYCERONEPHOSPHATE O-ACYLTRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY GNPAT DEFICIENCY PEROXISOMAL DIHYDROXYACETONEPHOSPHATE ACYLTRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY CHONDRODYSPLASIA PUNCTATA, RHIZOMELIC, DUE TO DIHYDROXYACETONEPHOSPHATE ACYLTRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY patients with type 2 rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata (RCDP2) show deficiency of the enzyme acyl-CoA:dihydroxyacetonephosphate acyltransferase (DHAPAT; 602744). Wanders et al. (1992) described a patient showing all the clinical features of rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata (see RCDP1;...
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Degenerative Spondylolisthesis versus Spinal Stenosis

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/716556

Objective: To compare baseline characteristics and surgical and nonoperative outcomes between degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) and spinal stenosis (SPS) patients.
Conclusion: Overall, DS and SPS patients had similar baseline characteristics. However, DS patients improved more with surgery than SPS patients. Future studies should probably not combine these heterogeneous patient populations.
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis versus...
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Surgery for Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

Location: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18465183

For patients with refractory retrocalcaneal bursitis (Haglund’s syndrome), the most effective surgical approach has not been defined. We asked whether patients undergoing the tendon-splitting approach and the lateral approach would have comparably effective relief of pain for both types of calcaneal ostectomies.
Both approaches to calcaneal ostectomy provided symptomatic pain...
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Conservative Management Following Closed Reduction Of Traumatic Anterior Dislocation Of The Shoulder

Location: http://www.library.nhs.uk/EMERGENCY/ViewResource.aspx?resID=239094

Conservative management following closed reduction of traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder (Cochrane Review) Handoll HHG, Hanchard NCA, Goodchild L, Feary J The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004962. Abstract Authors' conclusions: There is a lack of evidence from randomised controlled trials to inform the choices for conservative... Highly Reputable
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Sickle Cell Trait and Fatal Rhabdomyolysis Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/715083

We report the athletic, the clinical, and the pathological details of a case of fatal rhabdomyolysis during training in a college football player with sickle cell trait (SCT) who collapsed minutes after running 16 successive sprints of 100 yd each.
Counting this case, at least 15 college football players with SCT...
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Compartment Syndrome Orthoteers

Location: http://www.orthoteers.com/(S(hdulhk45ppt4krzfnmxviy55))/mainpage.aspx?section=27&article=315

Definition:
* A condition where the pressure within an enclosed anatomical compartment rises sufficiently to obstruct the micro-vascular circulation causing tissue ischemia and, if left untreated, necrosis.
* A prerequisite for the development of increased tissue pressure is an envelope restricting the volume available...
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Anterior Lumbar Fusion OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/Operations/Adult_regional/ThoracicLumbarSpine/anteriorlumbarfusion.html

Aims
Aim to achieve solid union btw vertebral bodies by removal of disc & bone graft to disc space.
Chosen over posterior fusion for higher fusion rate but does not allow decompression or reduction of spondylolisthesis.
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Osteochondritis Dissecans - Talus

Location: http://www.arthroscopy.com/sp09017.htm

Osteochondritis dissecans is an injury to the talus bone of the ankle joint. Because the ankle joint is so small, the amount of force that goes across the joint, with each step, has been estimated to be approximately 5-10 times a person's body weight.As a result of this tremendous force...
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Engelmann Syndrome Disease Database

Location: http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/ddb4301.htm

"An autosomal dominant form of dysplasia that is characterized by progressive thickening of diaphyseal cortex of long bones. Mutations in the gene that encodes TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA1 are one cause of this disorder." 3 synonyms or equivalents were found. Engelmann's syndrome aka/or Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia aka/or Camurati-Engelmann disease may cause or feature Miscellaneous syndromes Hyperostosis Symptoms and Signs Tall...
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