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Compartment Syndrome Resulting From Tibial Fracture

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

compartment syndrome following tibia fractures are most common in closed frx (upto 20% of frx) but may also occur following open frx; - cast immobilization may increase pressure; - it remains unclear whether IM nailing will increase or decrease compartment pressures,...
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Puncture of the Shoulder Joint and the Subacromial Bursa Wheeless

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

Surface markings and approach to injection of the shoulder joint and/or subacromial bursa
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Fracture Dislocations of the Shoulder Wheeless

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

- frx dislocations may be considered an extension of two, three, and four part fracture classifictions;
- ultimate prognosis depends on the appearance of AVN and nonunion;
- presence of at least one intact tuberosity usually ensures enough blood supply to prevent AVN
Wheeless Textbook...
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Gordon N Holen DO Florida Spine Institute

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

Florida Spine Institute strives to be the most recognized leader in comprehensive care, diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders; employing skilled professionals using the most advanced technology for the benefit of patients worldwide. On one campus, we bring together a unique diversified team of board certified medical staff and health...
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Giant Cell Tumor POSNA study guide

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

Objectives
1. Describe symptoms and physical signs associated with giant cell tumor
2. Describe the radiographic features of giant cell tumor
3. Discuss the prognosis of giant cell tumor
4. Discuss initial management of giant cell tumor
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Desmoid Tumor eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/derm/topic778.htm

Desmoid tumors are histologically benign fibrous neoplasms originating from the musculoaponeurotic structures throughout the body. The term desmoid, coined by Muller in 1838, is derived from the Greek word desmos, which means tendonlike. Desmoid tumors often appear as infiltrative, usually well-differentiated, firm overgrowths of fibrous tissue, and they are locally...
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Collateral Ligament Tears

Location: http://www.orthogate.org/patient-education/knee/collateral-ligament-injuries.html

The Collateral Ligaments are commonly injured structures in the knee. These injuries can occur in many ways. The injury usually involves a significant force, such as a fall while skiing or a direct force to the side of the leg. Highly Reputable
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Guy A Lee MD Orthopaedic Specialty Center

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

The mission of the Orthopaedic Specialty Center is to provide the highest quality care for our patients, provide a challenging and rewarding work environment for our staff, and provide superior business services in support of our patients and physicians. Our goal is to organize our resources to meet these three...
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Cheap and High Quality Hip Resurfacing, Hip Replacement Sugeries

Location: http://www.healthbase.com

Member Ratings: 5 out of 10 stars (2 votes)

Healthbase is a one-stop source for global medical choices, connecting patients to leading hospitals around the world, through a secure, high-tech, information-rich web portal. We help patients seek top quality healthcare in various categories like bariatric, orthopedic, cardiac, spinal, dental, cosmetic, laparoscopic, etc. Our partner hospitals are located in India,...
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Robot Assisted Surgery

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/Pa-St/Robot-Assisted-Surgery.html

Definition Robot-assisted surgery involves the use of a robot under the direction and guidance of a surgeon. Purpose Robot-assisted surgery provides many benefits in the surgical care of patients. Computer-assisted robots provide exact motion and trajectories to minimize the side-effects of surgical intervention. Surgeon-guided robotics allow the surgeon to access patient anatomy with...
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osteoid osteoma CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00297.html

* M:F 2:1, 5 - 25 y/o (90%) (50% 10-20)
* pain at night - prostaglandin E2
* pain responds to salicylates
* tx: surgical excision of nidus, rare spontaneous regression
* location
o metadiaphysis and metapysis of long bones(73%)
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diffuse osteosclerosis - dense bone CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00121.html

mnemonic: "3M PROFS"
M * mets
M * mastocytosis
M * myelofibrosis
P * pyknodysostosis
R * renal osteodystrophy
O * osteopetrosis (Albers-Schoenberg dz)
F * fluorosis
S * sickle cell disease
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Marfan Syndrome OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/General/MetabolicEndocrineDisorders/Marfans_syndrome.html

Definition
Heterogeneous group of disorders
Inheritable generalized disorder of connective tissue
Common findings of
* Skeletal changes
* Lens dislocation
* Cardiovascular disease
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Clubfoot Main Wheeless

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

congenital clubfoot is a structural foot deformity that is present at birth;
- there is in utero malalignment of the talocalcaneal, talonavicular and calcaneocuboid joints;
- articular malalignments are fixed by contracted joint capsules, ligaments, and contracted foot and ankle tendons;
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1995 Preserving Plantar Flexion Strength After Surgical Treatment for Contracture of the Triceps Surae

Location: http://www.musculographics.com/pdf/1995_plantar.pdf

Summary: Contractures of the triceps surae commonly are treated by surgical lengthening of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis or the Achilles tendon. Although these procedures generally relieve contractures, patients sometimes are left with dramatically decreased plantar flexion strength (i.e., decreased capacity to generate plantar flexion moment). The purpose of this study was to examine the trade-off...
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome eMedicine Radiolog

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/388525-overview

Carpal tunnel syndrome CTS is defined as the impairment of motor and/or sensory function of the median nerve as it traverses through the carpal tunnel. It is caused either by intrinsic swelling of the median nerve or by extrinsic compression of the median nerve by one of the many surrounding...
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Balloon Kyphoplasty for Treatment of Sacral Insufficiency Fractures Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/501676

Balloon Kyphoplasty for Treatment of Sacral Insufficiency Fractures. Report of Three Cases
Sacral insufficiency fracture is a common and sometimes overlooked cause of debilitating low-back and sacral pain in elderly patients.[5,7] The standard treatment involves prolonged periods of bed rest, which is often in effective and leads to additional complications related...
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Achilles Tendon Rupture eMedicine Sports

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic1.htm

Achilles tendon ruptures commonly occur to otherwise healthy men between the ages of 30 and 50 years who have had no previous injury or problem reported in the affected leg. Those who suffer this injury are typically "weekend warriors" who are active intermittently.
Synonyms and related keywords: Achilles tendon rupture,...
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Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma of the Elbow

Location: http://www.ijri.org/article.asp?issn=0971-3026;year=1999;volume=9;issue=1;spage=32;epage=33;aulast=S ...

Sreedevi I, Naidu GS, Sunderam C, Narendranath L. Alveolar soft part sarcoma of the elbow. Indian J Radiol Imaging 1999;9:32-33
We wish to report a case of an alveolar soft part sarcoma of the right elbow. A forty-five years old woman presented with a profusely bleeding wound and a swelling of the...
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tibial bowing CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00756.html

anterior bowing
* OI
* hypophosphatasia
* thanatophoric dwarfism
* neurofibromatosis --> if fractured, doesn't heal normally
posterior bowing
* often bilateral
* d/t fetal malposition
* fracture will heal normally
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Classification of Congenital Scoliosis and Kyphosis Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/707687

Classification of Congenital Scoliosis and Kyphosis: A New Approach to the Three-dimensional Classification for Progressive Vertebral Anomalies Requiring Operative Treatment
Study Design: We reviewed three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) images of congenital spinal deformities and proposed a new classification based on the information obtained.
Conclusion: The large volume of information that can...
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Axel Vargas MD River North Pain Management Consultants

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

Our physicians and support personnel are here to help you improve your health, eliminate or decrease your pain and recover your full normal function as quickly as possible.
Our doctors have extensive experience in the field of pain management and are always up to date on the latest diagnostic and treatment...
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