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2006 Cervical Spine Deformity Associated With Resection of Spinal Cord Tumors Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/527709

From Neurosurg Focus. 2006;20(2):E2. Posted 03/28/2006
Daniel R. Fassett, M.D., M.B.A.; Randy Clark, M.S.; Douglas L. Brockmeyer, M.D.; Meic H. Schmidt, M.D.
Abstract Postoperative sagittal-plane cervical spine deformities are a concern when laminectomy is performed for tumor resection in the spinal cord. These deformities appear to occur more commonly after resection of...
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Osteochondritis dissecans of the ankle A 20-year follow-up study JBJS B

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/69-B/1/93

Thirty patients with osteochondritis dissecans of the ankle have been followed up for an average of 21 years. The histories and radiographs were reviewed, and it was found that most patients had only minor radiographic changes and symptoms. Two patients had developed osteoarthritis but in only one was this severe....
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Dr Keith Currie DC Arkansas Spinal Care

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/chiropractor/keith-currie-conway-ar

A state of the art facility with extremely unique methods of treatment. Dr. Keith Currie and Dr. Natalie Currie specialize in the treatment of severe and chronic pain conditions. Treatment programs involve the DRX 9000 Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Decompression Units and Brain Based Rehabilitation. In combination, they not only help relieve the patient’s reason...

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Pathologic Hip Fractures A Class of Their Own

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=18300

The hip is a common site for metastatic disease. In 2005, approximately 650,000 patients in the United States will be newly diagnosed with cancers that commonly metastasize to bone; these cancers include breast, lung, renal, thyroid, and prostate.1 Bone metastases eventually will develop in many of these patients. Moreover, patients...
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Manipulation and injection for hallux rigidus JBJS B

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/83-B/5/706.pdf

Manipulation and injection for hallux rigidus IS IT WORTHWHILE?
M. C. Solan, J. D. F. Calder, S. P. Bendall From the Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath, England
M anipulation of the metatarsophalangeal joint and injection with steroid and local anaesthetic are widely practised in the treatment of hallux rigidus, but...
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Osteoarthritis of the Glenohmeral Joint Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/443047

Osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint can be painful and debilitating because it severely compromises function and limits activities of daily living. Patients with advanced osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint are more commonly male than female and are usually older than 65 years of age. Although many patients have more than...
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Dr Benjamin R Cohen MD Neurosurgeon Rockville Centre NY

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/neurosurgeon/benjamin-cohen-rockville-centre-ny

Dr. Benjamin R. Cohen, is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Neurosurgeon in New York who specializes in the care of patients with disc herniations, spinal stenosis, vertebral compression fractures, spinal tumors and infections. Additionally, he treats patients with all types of spinal deformity, including adult scoliosis.


With his extensive training and experience, Dr. Benjamin...

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Long-term follow-up of corticosteroid injection for traumatic olecranon bursitis

Location: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=6696516

Forty-seven patients with traumatic olecranon bursitis were evaluated after a mean follow-up of 31 months (range 6 to 62 months). Twenty-two patients treated with bursal aspiration had delayed recovery and no complications of therapy. Twenty-five patients treated with intrabursal injection of 20 mg of triamcinolone hexacetonide had rapid recovery, usually...
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OTA 2002 - Session 10

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02069.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 10 Session X - Upper Extremity Sun., 10/13/02 Upper Extremity, Paper #69, 11:00 AM *Corrective Osteotomy of Dorsally Malunited Fractures of the Distal Radius via the Extended Flexor Carpi Radialis Approach Jorge L. Orbay, MD (d-Hand Innovations, Inc.); Alejandro Badia, MD; Roger K. Khouri, MD; Eduardo González,...
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Orthopaedic Surgeons and Osteoporosis Management

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-51/issue-1/pdf/pg8.pdf

A sample of Canadian orthopedic surgeons expressed willingness to participate in osteoporosis management for fragility fracture patients
E.R. Bogoch, E. Snowden Can J Surg, Vol. 51, No. 1, February 2008
Conclusion: Most of the Canadian orthopedic surgeons sampled consider themselves to be currently engaged or ready to engage in osteoporosis...
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1980 The scintigraphic assessment of the scoliotic spine after fusion

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/62-B/1/65

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1980 Feb;62-B(1):65-72. The scintigraphic assessment of the scoliotic spine after fusion.McMaster MJ, Merrick MV.
Scintigraphy using technetium-labelled methylene diphosphonate was performed on 110 scoliotic patients six months after an attempted fusion and the findings compared with those at exploration to detect the possible sites of pseudarthroses....
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Dr George D Picetti MD Sacramento CA 95816

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/orthopedic-surgeon/george-picetti-sacramento-ca

George D. Picetti, III, M.D., pediatric spine surgeon, is medical director of Pediatric Spine Surgery at Sutter Neuroscience Institute and the Children’s Center at Sutter Medical center. He received his medical degree from Creighton University. His internship and residency were at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He followed his general surgical...
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Ulnohumeral arthroplasty

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1888427/

Seven patients underwent 9 ulnohumeral arthroplasties for degenerative arthritis of the elbow. At mean follow-up of 26 months, 5 elbows were pain free; two continued to cause mild pain and one to cause moderate pain. Extension improved from 22 degrees+/-8 degrees preoperatively to 12 degrees+/-9 degrees postoperatively (p=0.02); the average...
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Stephen R Gardner MD FACS Neurosurgeon Greenville SC

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/neurosurgeon/stephen-gardner-greenville-sc

Stephen Gardner, M.D., is a neurosurgeon with expertise in spine and neurological conditions in adults and children. Dr. Gardner received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his neurosurgery residency at Medical College of Virginia. He extended his training with fellowships...
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Pathologic Humerus Fracture

Location: http://www.orthojournalhms.org/volume5/manuscripts/ms17.htm

Pathologic Humerus Fracture Reuben Gobezie MD, Brent A. Ponce MD, John Ready MD DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS, BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, BOSTON MA Introduction Bony lesions may result in pathologic fractures. These lesions, when not of mesenchymal origin, commonly include myeloma, lymphoma, and most commonly metastastic carcinoma. The axial skeleton is the third most common...
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Medium-term follow-up of Achilles tendon lengthening in the treatment of ankle equinus in cerebral palsy

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1888588/

CONCLUSIONS: Achilles tendon lengthening as practiced by the senior author results in a high rate of over weakening of the triceps surae as defined by the need for a floor reaction brace. Results are best in patients with hemiplegia and non-hemiplegic patients who require only single leg surgery, and who...
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1988 Long-term follow-up of fused and unfused idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/70-B/5/712

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1988 Nov;70(5):712-6. Links Long-term follow-up of fused and unfused idiopathic scoliosis.Edgar MA, Mehta MH. Institute of Orthopaedics, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, England. We reviewed 77 unfused and 91 fused patients with idiopathic scoliosis who first attended between 1949 and 1965. Both groups were re-examined at least...
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Orthopaedic Management of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Location: http://www.jaaos.org/cgi/content/full/13/4/267?maxtoshow=

J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 13, No 4, July/August 2005, 267-278. Full Text available to members. Abstract free
Erik N. Kubiak, MD, Ronald Moskovich, MD, Thomas J. Errico, MD and Paul E. Di Cesare, MD
Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that affects an estimated 350,000 persons in...
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Smoking increases failure rate of operation for established non-union of the scaphoid bone

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2267625/

The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of smoking on the operative treatment of established non-union of the carpal scaphoid. Case notes and radiographs of patients undergoing bone grafting and screw fixation of scaphoid non-unions were reviewed. There were 34 patients that had undergone 37 operations for...
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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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Current Concepts on the Surgical and Medical Management of Osteosarcoma Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/579883

Although advances have been made in both surgical and medical management of patients with osteosarcoma, the overall survival of patients with osteosarcoma has remained constant, with no substantial improvement in the past 15 years. Advances in imaging have had a substantial impact on surgical planning and staging. These advances have,...
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Focal Dome Osteotomy For The Correction Of Tibial Deformity In Children

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Focal dome osteotomy for the correction of tibial deformity in children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B. 14(5):340-346, September 2005. Dilawaiz Nadeem, R.; Quick, Thomas J.; Eastwood, Deborah M. Abstract: Tibial deformity in childhood often combines torsional and angular malalignment. A focal dome osteotomy was performed, proximally or distally, in 39 tibiae...
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Septic Arthritis Aspiration Techniques and Indications for Surgery eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1268807-overview

Historically, synovial fluids have been classified as noninflammatory (WBC count 50-1000), inflammatory (WBC count 1000-75,000), septic (WBC count>100,000), or hemorrhagic. However, septic synovial fluid can have cell counts as low as a few thousand early in the infectious process; thus, differentiation of inflammatory and septic joints is not truly possible...
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Sleep structure and sleepiness in chronic fatigue syndrome with or without coexisting fibromyalgia

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2483445/

CFS patients had significant differences in polysomnographic findings from healthy controls and felt sleepier and more fatigued than controls after a night's sleep. This difference was due neither to diagnosable sleep disorders nor to coexisting fibromyalgia but primarily to a decrease in the length of periods of uninterrupted sleep in...
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Ashley McCowen MD Physiatrist Lynchburg VA

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/physiatrist-physical-medicine-and-rehabilitation/ashley-mccowen-l ...

Dr. McCowen is fellowship-trained in non-operative spine care. Her practice incorporates conservative modalities such as physical therapy and interventional procedures to alleviate pain from the cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. Many patients do not require surgical intervention and are well served with conservative treatments. Her goals are to provide patients...
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