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Patient satisfaction with outpatient lumbar microsurgical discectomy

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-50/issue-6/pdf/pg445.pdf

Patient satisfaction with outpatient lumbar microsurgical discectomy: a qualitative study M. Hersht, E.M. Massicotte, M. Bernstein Can J Surg, Vol. 50, No. 6, December 2007
Conclusions: Most patients appreciate the need for the health care system to save money where possible so that it can be spent in other, more resource-intensive areas....
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Primary degenerative arthritis of the elbow

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/74-B/3/409

Degenerative arthritis of the elbow is a poorly recognised condition, usually seen in a middle-aged man with an occupation or activity which involves the repetitive use of his dominant arm. Flexion contracture and pain at terminal extension are common presenting features. Fifteen patients were reviewed at a mean of 33...
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Elbow and Above Elbow Amputations eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/orthoped/topic10.htm

Upper extremity amputations largely follow the same basic principles as those of any amputation. This article highlights the special considerations involved in acquired amputations at or above the elbow. Below-elbow amputations are discussed in separate articles. Although acquired amputations in children are discussed (because pediatric patients deserve special consideration), patients...
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Hohmann-Thomasen metatarsal osteotomy for tailor's bunion

Location: http://www.ejbjs.org/cgi/reprint/71/3/423

Hohmann-Thomasen metatarsal osteotomy for tailor's bunion (bunionette)
JBJS A Vol 71, Issue 3 423-426, MS Steinke and KL Boll Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Holstebro Hospital, Denmark.
We used subcapital displacement osteotomy of the fifth metatarsal bone and peg-and-hole fixation to treat a tailor's bunion (bunionette) in forty-four feet (twenty-seven patients). The result was...
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Telemedicine and International Disaster Response

Location: http://www.quasar.org/21698/nasa/disaster.html

Telemedicine and International Disaster Response Medical Consultation to Armenia and Russia Via a Telemedicine Spacebridge 1992 Introduction: The Telemedicine Spacebridge, a satellite-mediated, audio-video-fax link between four United States and two Armenian and Russian medical centers, permitted remote American consultants to assist Armenian and Russian physicians in the management Of medical problems...
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Ladisten Official Website

Location: http://www.ladisten.com

Ladisten Clinic provides cosmetic orthopedic surgery services, limb lengthening and deformities correction for adults and children.
Started from 1992, Ladisten Clinic has been giving its patients unmatchable results and affordable orthopedic treatment. Ladisten surgeons successfully completed more than 1000 operations for patients with severe cases of bow legs (genu varum), knock knees (genu valgum), growth...
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1985 Growth arrest for progressive scoliosis

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/67-B/2/193

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1985 Mar;67(2):193-7. Growth arrest for progressive scoliosis. Combined anterior and posterior fusion of the convexity.Andrew T, Piggott H. A review is presented of 13 young patients with congenital scoliosis who were treated by epiphysiodesis of part of the vertebral bodies combined with posterior fusion, both...
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Physician Champion for Memorial Spine James Lindley MD FACS Neurosurgeon Savannah GA

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/neurosurgeon/james-lindley-savannah-ga

Dr. James Lindley Jr. is a Board Certified Neurological Surgeon in Savannah, Georgia specializing in a broad range of complex spinal disoders. He completed his neurological surgery training at Wake Forest University Medical Center and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He joined the Neurological Institute of Savannah in 1990.


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Northwest Spine and Sports Physicians

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/spine-center/northwest-spine-sports-physicians

Northwest Spine and Sports Physicians, P.C. is dedicated to the non-surgical specialized treatment of spine, musculoskeletal, and nerve dysfunction and pain due to degenerative conditions, sports, work, and other injuries. We strive to improve the quality of life of our patients through compassionate and comprehensive state-of-the-art medical care customized to meet each patient’s individual goals.

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Mycobacterium avium complex olecranon bursitis in a patient treated with alefacept

Location: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/80/11/1532.long

We report the first case, to our knowledge, of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) olecranon bursitis in a 57-year-old man who was treated with a 12-week course of alefacept for psoriasis. Atypical organisms,including mycobacteria, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of infections developing in patients taking alefacept or in those...
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2008 End Stage Ankle Arthritis and Total Ankle Replacement

Location: http://www.hss.edu/conditions_ankle-arthritis-total-ankle-replacement.asp

An interview with Jonathan T. Deland, MD
This “end stage” arthritis results in pain, combined with loss of function and mobility - severely limiting normal activity. When this end stage is reached and non-operative options (such as medication, injections, and bracing) have been exhausted, patients are presented with three methods of...
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Fractures of the tibial spine in children

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/70-B/2/228.pdf

Forty-five patients with fractures of the tibial spine were reviewed 3 to 10 years after injury in order to determine the degree of residual laxity of the cruciate or collateral ligaments. After fractures which had been partially or completely displaced, some anterior cruciate laxity was evident, even if patients were asymptomatic....
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2000 Arthroscopic findings in acute fractures of the ankle

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/82-B/3/345

We have evaluated prospectively the arthroscopic findings in acute fractures of the ankle in 288 consecutive patients.
Lesions of the cartilage were found in 228 ankles (79.2%), more often on the talus (69.4%) than on the distal tibia (45.8%), the fibula (45.1%), or the medial malleolus (41.3%). There were more...
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Stryker Spine Surgery

Location: http://www.stryker.com/en-us/products/Spine/index.htm

Back pain is a growing problem, affecting thousands of people annually. To offer their patients relief from debilitating pain, surgeons in increasing numbers are choosing Stryker spinal implants. Stryker Spine uses leading edge technology to design, manufacture and service a full range of spinal products, allowing surgeons to help their...
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Duloxetine in treatment of refractory chronic tennis elbow

Location: http://www.jmedicalcasereports.com/content/2/1/305

Tennis elbow is a common musculoskeletal disorder; management options include physiotherapeutic, medical, surgical, and other forms of intervention. Some patients remain symptomatic despite best efforts. We present two patients who did not respond to medical and surgical treatments, and whose symptoms were relieved with duloxetine. This is the first report...
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Surgical Correction of Dystrophic Spinal Curves in Neurofibromatosis

Location: http://www.spinejournal.com/pt/re/spine/abstract.00007632-199911010-00013.htm;jsessionid=GT2bn1Q6Gy3 ...

Surgical Correction of Dystrophic Spinal Curves in Neurofibromatosis: A Review of 56 Patients.
Spine. 24(21):2247, November 1, 1999. (abstract) Parisini, Patrizio MD *; Di Silvestre, Mario MD *; Greggi, Tiziana MD *; Paderni, Stefania MD *; Cervellati, Stefano MD *; Savini, Romolo MD *+
Conclusions. The severe dystrophic curve with anterior vertebral...
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Wrist arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/78-B/5/783

Arthrodesis of the wrist is a standard operation which is indicated for severe rheumatoid arthritis in which destruction is too advanced for more conservative procedures, or after failure of previous surgery. We have developed an L-shaped plate designed for this purpose. It provides rigid internal fixation with the wrist in...
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Steven B Wolf MD - Orthopedic Institute of PA

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

It is the Mission of the Orthopedic Institute of PA to relieve human suffering by applying our skills and training to the best of our abilities. While medicine obeys the laws of science, we must never forget that healing encompasses much more. This includes positive attitude, respect for all people;...
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2006 Pelvic Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1247913-overview

Russell & Jarrett 2006 Updated 2009
Operative management of unstable pelvic injuries increased especially recently due to several factors. Improved and coordinated treatment of polytraumatized patients, improved anesthetic techniques including blood salvage systems, advances in intraoperative fluoroscopic imaging techniques, standardized pelvic implant system, and better understanding of injury and deformity...
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Hyperparathyroidism Wheeless

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

a disorder which is caused by excessive production of parathyroid hormone which leads to hypercalcemia, recurrent nephrolithiasis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcers, and mental changes; - incidence of approx 5 /10,000 pts per year; ...
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Malignant Melanoma Wheeless

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

Prognosis: - prognosis of malignant melanoma worsens w/ increasing tumor thickness and also appears to be related to tumor site, age, and sex; - lesions on the scalp, hands, and feet, particularly in older pts and males, all have a poorer prognosis;...
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Pathogenesis of the Segond Fracture

Location: http://radiology.rsna.org/content/219/2/381.full

The Segond fracture is an avulsion fracture involving the proximal tibia immediately distal to the lateral plateau. It was described by Paul Segond in 1879, in cadaveric experiments, as a cortical avulsion of the tibia at the site of insertion of the middle third of the lateral capsular ligament (LCL)...
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2007 Live Webcast Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Procedure

Location: http://www.or-live.com/WFUBMC/1558

On April 17, 2007, 5pm EDT, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center surgeons will demonstrate a Birmingham Hip™ Resurfacing procedure on www.OR-Live.com. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in May 2006, the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System is designed to remove less of the patient’s bone than traditional hip replacement...
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Bone and Joint Decade

Location: http://www.bonejointdecade.org/

The goal for the Bone and Joint Decade is to improve the health- related quality of life for people with musculo-skeletal disorders throughout the world. The Bone and Joint Decade will do this through the following aims: To reduce the social and financial cost of musculo-skeletal disorders to society, To...
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Collection of Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Tumor Specimens for Research

Location: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00340353

This study will collect tumor specimens from patients undergoing surgical treatment for alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS). This rare, slow-growing cancer originates in soft connective tissues of the body. It most often first appears in the thigh or legs, but may originate in the head and neck. ASPS can metastasize...
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