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Orthopaedic Medicine

Location: http://www.orthom.com

Orthom.com provides information about orthopaedic medicine aimed at professionals. The site includes an online course (including 80 videoclips) in the clinical examination, diagnosis and treatment of the shoulder, with courses on the elbow and the wrist planned for the future. Users must complete a free registration process in...
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Anatomy and Kinematics of the Normal Knee

Location: http://www.aboutjoints.com/physicianinfo/topics/anatomyknee/anatomyknee.htm

This chapter presents aspects of the anatomy and kinematics of the knee as they specifically relate to total knee arthroplasty. It is not intended to be an encyclopedic presentation replacing various anatomy texts or other articles on these topics. In fact, it is suggested that this material be read while...
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Norman M Krause MD

Location: http://www.orthodoc.aaos.org/normanmkrausemd/

I feel strongly that a large part of my job as a physician is to inform my patients about whatever medical problem they have come to see me about. If ,after your visit to see me and after reading the material here you still have questions, PLEASE call so I...
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Cervical Disc Disease eMedicine PMR

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/305720-overview

Cervical disc disorders encountered in physiatric practice include herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP), degenerative disc disease (DDD), and internal disc disruption (IDD). HNP implies extension of disc material beyond the posterior margin of the vertebral body. Most of the herniation is made up of the annulus fibrosus. DDD involves degenerative annular...
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Genetics POSNA Study Guide

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

Genetics Objectives
1. Define: genome, chromosome, gene, allele, intron, exon, codon, haploid, diploid, mutation, homeobox gene, transcription, translation, receptor, recombinant protein, karyotype, genotype, phenotype, penetrance, variable expressivity, anticipation, pleitropy
2. Define the process by which genetic material is transferred from the nucleus to the synthesized protein
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Local and distant effects of isolated calf muscle lengthening in children with cerebral palsy and equinus gait

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2656777/

PURPOSE: The purpose was to assess the local and distant effects of isolated calf muscle lengthening in ambulant children with cerebral palsy. METHODS: The study included fifteen ambulant children with cerebral palsy (nine with diplegia and six with hemiplegia), average age 8.8 years, Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) level...
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Smart Correction Computer Assisted Circular External Fixator System

Location: http://www.smartcorrection.com

Member Ratings: 10 out of 10 stars (9 votes)

Smart Correction? Computer-Assisted Circular Hexapod External Fixator System is a copyrighted software based deformity correction and fracture reduction tool.Smart Correction? is designed for the treatment of open and closed fractures, limb lengthening, non-unions, malunions and pseudo arthrosis of long bones.The frame is comprised of rings, struts, wire and screw clamps,...
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Strain Analysis of the Proximal Femur After Total Hip Replacement

Location: http://www.aboutjoints.com/physicianinfo/topics/strain/strainanalysis.htm

REFERENCE: Wuh, H. C. K., Jones, L. C., and Hungerford, D. S., "Strain Analysis of the Proximal Femur After Total Hip Replacement," Quantitative Characterization and Performance of Porous Implants for Hard Tissue Applications, ASTM STP 953, J. E. Lemons, Ed., American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, 1987, pp. 249—263.
Strain...
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Bone Scan OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/clinical-orthopaedics/Investigations/BoneScan.html

Bone scans image physiology injection of a bone seeking compound attached to a radioisotope. The material is laid down in the hydroxyapatite crystal.
The resultant radiation is picked up by a gamma camera, consisting of a circular sodium iodide crystal 40cm in diameter coupled to a number of photomultiplier tubes.
Bone scanning relies...
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Terry Thomas sign CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00801.html

a gap between the scaphoid and the lunate bones suggesting a rupture of the scapho-lunate ligament
seen on x-ray, CT and MRI of the wrist
Terry Thomas was a British actor whose career was most active in the sixties.
the reference is to the prominant gap between his front teeth
many radiologists have taken...
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Vertebral Tuberculosis Mimicking Malign Vertebral And Spinal Cord Tumors

Location: http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijtcvs/vol9n1/tbc.xml

H. Hakan Poyrazoglu, Funda Tor, M. Kemal Av?ar, ?hsan Bayraktar, Semra Payda?, Tümer Ulus: Vertebral Tuberculosis Mimicking Malign Vertebral And Spinal Cord Tumors. The Internet Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2007. Volume 9 Number 1.
Abstract: An 68 year old patient who had a lung mass which was invaded into the...
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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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Cervical Spondylosis PatientPlus

Location: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40000802/

Cervical spondylosis is chronic cervical disc degeneration with herniation of disc material, calcification and osteophytic outgrowths.
* There may be compression, stretching or angulation of the cervical nerve roots.
* Myelopathy can also occur due to compression, compromised blood supply or recurring minor trauma...
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1998 Synthetic porous ceramic compared with autograft in scoliosis surgery

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/80-B/1/13

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1998 Jan;80(1):13-8. Erratum in: J Bone Joint Surg Br 1998 May;80(3):562. Synthetic porous ceramic compared with autograft in scoliosis surgery. A prospective, randomized study of 341 patients.Ransford AO, Morley T, Edgar MA, Webb P, Passuti N, Chopin D, Morin C, Michel F, Garin C, Pries...
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Scoliosis and Spine Deformity Center Spine Associates of Houston Richard R M Francis MD

Location: http://www.myspineassociates.com/our-services/scoliosis-spine-deformity-center/

Member Ratings: 10 out of 10 stars (2 votes)

At Spine Associates, we are involved in all aspects of scoliosis support. We are a team committed to provide the highest quality of care in the diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis and spine deformity.
Reference and links regarding idiopathic scoliosis in both children and adults.
Houston, Texas, TX, USA
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Mechanical properties during healing of Achilles tendon ruptures to predict final outcome

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/8/116/abstract

Mechanical properties during healing of Achilles tendon ruptures to predict final outcome. A pilot Roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis in 10 patients
Thorsten Schepull , Joanna Kvist , Christer Andersson and Per Aspenberg
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2007, 8:116
Results The strain was median 0.90, 0.32 and 0.14 percent per 100 N tendon force at...
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The role of bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of talar dome fractures

Location: http://jnm.snmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/32/12/2241

We undertook a retrospective study of 122 patients with ankle pain to determine the accuracy of bone scintigraphy using 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate (MDP) for detection of osteochondral talar dome fractures (OCTDF). Plain radiographs, which were available in 97 patients, had not revealed any abnormality in the talar dome. Bone scintigraphy was...
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Health on the Net Code - Ethics and Policy

Location: http://www.hon.ch/Conduct.html

HON Code of Conduct (HONcode) for medical and health Web sites
1. Authoritative Indicate the qualifications of the authors
Any medical or health advice provided and hosted on this site will only be given by medically trained and qualified professionals unless a clear statement is made that a piece of advice... Highly Reputable
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Trauma and orthopaedic surgery on the Internet

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/81-B/1/3

The Internet is rapidly expanding as a means of acquiring health information for medical professionals. It is now impossible to identify the total number of websites providing specialist information in trauma and orthopaedic surgery. Webpages may be from a leading expert with excellent documentation and a complete bibliography or merely...
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Debridement

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/Ce-Fi/Debridement.html

Definition Debridement is the process of removing dead (necrotic) tissue or foreign material from and around a wound to expose healthy tissue. Purpose An open wound or ulcer can not be properly evaluated until the dead tissue or foreign matter is removed. Wounds that contain necrotic and ischemic (low oxygen content) tissue take... Expert
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2011 Brace Technology Thematic Series

Location: http://www.scoliosisjournal.com/content/6/1/4

Conclusion The Lyon Brace is the historical reference of bracing AIS. To be fully effective, it requires the patient to wear a plaster cast for at least one month and receive specific physiotherapy training. Although this is a retrospective study, the results are very positive, and clearly indicate a need for...
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Bone Grafting

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/A-Ce/Bone-Grafting.html

Definition Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that places new bone or a replacement material into spaces between or around broken bone (fractures) or in holes in bone (defects) to aid in healing. Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers Expert
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All about Back and Neck Pain DePuy

Location: http://www.allaboutbackandneckpain.com/index.asp

Back pain affects about 80% of adults at some time in their lives, and about 50% of people experience neck pain. Back pain and neck pain are among the most common reasons for doctor visits, and are major causes of disability, lost work days, and high health-care costs.
Conditions discussed in...
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ErgoRisk Howe Sound Rehabilitation and Ergonomics Facility

Location: http://www.ergorisk.com/

ErgoRisk has developed a Web-based environment that allows clients to administer and manage their entire ergonomics program, whether it be one site or across many sites around the world. ErgoRisk offers standardized ergonomics assessment tools, reporting tools, search engine accessible database storage of educational material, assessment results or any other...
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orthopaedic soft products

Location: http://www.mmtrader.com

We are legal export representative for an Egyptian manufacturer of orthopedic soft products (Knee support, Open knee support, Ankle support, surgical elastic stocking, Ankle wrap, Elastic bandage, suspensory, Shoulder support, Arm sling) Material: 100% Pure Cotton Quality standards: ISO and CE Brands name: our own brand name and OEM manufacturing service available Catalog...
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