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diagnostic usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging for a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, The

diagnostic usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging for a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, The Horii, Motoyuki ABSTRACT We investigated the diagnostic usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear. 22 shoulders of 22 patients (aged 16-71; mean, 41 years) were scanned in the coronal oblique plane with a 1.0 T superconductive MR […]

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Capsulolabral augmentation by blood injection increases the intrinsic stability provided by the glenoid

Capsulolabral augmentation by blood injection increases the intrinsic stability provided by the glenoid Tan, A H C ABSTRACT Purpose. To test the hypothesis that the intrinsic stability of the cadaveric glenoid can be augmented by the injection of blood into the labrum. Methods. The intrinsic stability of 10 fresh frozen cadaveric glenoids was assessed by […]

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Surgical treatment of pathological dislocation of the hip in a child following acute osteomyelitis of the ilium: A case report

Surgical treatment of pathological dislocation of the hip in a child following acute osteomyelitis of the ilium: A case report Moon, Myung-Sang ABSTRACT The authors experienced a very rare case of untreated pathological dislocation of the hip in a 3-year-old boy secondary to osteomyelitis of the right ilium, which deserves to be reported. The hip […]

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Intra-operative error during Austin Moore hemiarthroplasty

Intra-operative error during Austin Moore hemiarthroplasty Weinrauch, P ABSTRACT Purpose. To examine the frequency of technical errors during implantation of the Austin Moore prosthesis in a public hospital. Methods. Radiographs and charts of 147 consecutive uncemented Austin Moore hemiarthoplasty patients were retrospectively reviewed with particular reference to intra-operative errors associated with early failure of the […]

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Treatment of intertrochanteric fracture in elderly patients by combined Ender nailing and Knowle’s pinning: A technical note

Treatment of intertrochanteric fracture in elderly patients by combined Ender nailing and Knowle’s pinning: A technical note Moon, Myung-Sang ABSTRACT Since the introduction of the Ender nail in the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures, it has had a high reputation and has been popular for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. It was introduced by Ender and […]

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Forklift related injuries

Forklift related injuries Thiagarajan, P ABSTRACT Orthopaedic injuries caused by forklift vehicles are becoming more common. Following a series of forklift related admissions to our institution, we were prompted to study a consecutive group of 48 patients in detail with respect to mechanism of injury, pattern of injury sustained, complications and final outcome. Most of […]

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treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with a biodegradable antibiotic-impregnated implant, The

treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with a biodegradable antibiotic-impregnated implant, The Gitelis, Steven ABSTRACT The use of local antibiotics from a biodegradable implant for chronic osteomyelitis is an attractive alternative. The implant delivers high tissue levels, obliterates dead space, aids bone repair and does not need to be removed. The purpose of this paper is to […]

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three-dimensional microstructure of the calcar femorale, The

three-dimensional microstructure of the calcar femorale, The Gao, Lingjun ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to observe the microstructure and three-dimensional structure of calcar femorale. Twelve cadaveric proximal femurs of young people were used. Firstly, a coronal section CT-scan of all the proximal femurs was taken at external 45 deg rotation. Secondly, X-ray film […]

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a report of 4 cases

Crystal arthropathy of the lumbar spine: a report of 4 cases Lam, H Y ABSTRACT Gout or pseudogout, caused by deposition of crystals, rarely affects the spine. We report 4 cases with gout or pseudogout in the lumbar spine. Two had cauda equina syndrome and another 2 had spinal stenosis. To avoid unnecessary surgery, this […]

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Cement penetration and stiffness of the cement-bone composite in the proximal tibia in a porcine model

Cement penetration and stiffness of the cement-bone composite in the proximal tibia in a porcine model Bauze, A J ABSTRACT Purpose. To assess the stiffness of the cement bone composite and the depth and uniformity of cement penetration into the surface of the tibial component during total knee reconstruction in a porcine model. Methods. The […]