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Schulze Scott M SM Delmarva Hand Specialists, 34434 King Street Row, Suite 2, Lewes, DE 19958 - - 2014
Dupuytren's contracture is a benign fibromatosis of the palmar and digital fascia of the hand of uncertain etiology, resulting in nodules and cords beneath the skin of the palm of the hands that may lead to the development of contractures. Surgical intervention is often considered when metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint contracture ...
Yang Grace G From the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA; Rheumatology Division, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec; Arthritis Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario; Rheumatic Disease Unit, Institut de Rhumatologie, Montreal, Quebec; Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto; Rheumatology, St. Joseph's Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada. The CATCH study was designed and implemented by the investigators and financially supported initially by Amgen Canada Inc. and Pfizer Canada Inc. through an unrestricted research grant since inception of CATCH. As of 2011, further support was provided by Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., United Chemicals of Belgium Canada Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Co., AbbVie Laboratories Ltd., and Janssen Biotech Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Inc.). G. Yang, MD, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario; V.P. Bykerk, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University; G. Boire, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology Division, Universite de Sherbrooke; C.A. Hitchon, MD, FRCPC, Arthritis Centre, University of Manitoba; J.C. Thorne, MD, FRCPC; D. Tin, BSc Pharm, Southlake Regional Health Centre; B. Haraoui, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatic Disease Unit, Institut de Rhumatologie; E.C. Keystone, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto; J.E. Pope, MD, FRCPC, MPH, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Western Ontario, and Rheumatology, St. Joseph's Health Care. Address correspondence to Dr. Pope, 268 Grosvenor St., London, Ontario N6A 4V2, Canada. E-mail: janet.pope@sjhc.london.on.ca. Accepted for publication September 17, - - 2014
To assess the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on outcomes in patients with early inflammatory arthritis, using data from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH) study. In an incident cohort, 2023 patients were recruited, and allocated to low SES or high SES groups based on education and income. Outcomes at ...
Erhayiem Bara - - 2014
The incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is increased compared to the general population. Immune dysregulation and systemic inflammation are thought to be associated with this increased risk. Early diagnosis with immediate treatment and tight control of RA forms a central treatment paradigm. It remains unclear, however, ...
Debbi Eytan M EM Biorobotics and Biomechanics Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, - - 2014
Knee frontal (adduction/abduction) and sagittal (flexion/extension) moments have been implicated in the pathomechanics of knee osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in the knee sagittal moment in a cohort of patients with knee OA undergoing a biomechanical training program. Twenty-five female patients with symptomatic ...
de Grauw J C JC Department of Equine Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 112, 3584 CM Utrecht, the - - 2014
Intra-articular (IA) injection of corticosteroids with or without hyaluronate (HA) has been used for decades in equine practice for treatment of non-infectious synovitis and (osteo)arthritis. However, to date no large-scale randomised equine field trials have been reported that address the supposed superior clinical efficacy of the combination of corticosteroid + ...
Pedersen Elizabeth E Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Alberta, 11202 76th Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 0K1, Canada. E-mail address: - - 2014
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis often have degeneration of the ankle and ipsilateral hindfoot joints. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing total ankle arthroplasty have a higher risk of wound breakdown and infection. We compared intermediate-term clinical outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and patients with noninflammatory arthritis. ...
Emery Paul P Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, - - 2014
To evaluate clinical remission with subcutaneous abatacept plus methotrexate (MTX) and abatacept monotherapy at 12 months in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and maintenance of remission following the rapid withdrawal of all RA treatment. In the Assessing Very Early Rheumatoid arthritis Treatment phase 3b trial, patients with early active RA ...
Younger Alastair S E AS Division of Distal Extremities, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada BC's Foot and Ankle Clinic, St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada - - 2014
Total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA and TKA) are accessible to patients with end-stage hip and knee arthritis in most health care systems. The availability of total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) to patients with end-stage ankle arthritis is often restricted because of prosthesis cost. Ankle fusion (AF) is often offered as ...
Harkey Matthew M Dept of Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, - - 2014
Altered neuromuscular function and decreased dorsiflexion range of motion (DFROM) have been observed in patients with chronic ankle instability (CAI). Joint mobilizations are indicated for restoring DFROM and dynamic postural control, yet it remains unknown if a mobilization can alter neuromuscular excitability in muscles surrounding the ankle. To determine the ...
Allen D D Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Agamemnon Street, Clydebank, G81 4DY, - - 2014
Although patients with a history of venous thromboembolism (VTE) who undergo lower limb joint replacement are thought to be at high risk of further VTE, the actual rate of recurrence has not been reported. The purpose of this study was to identify the recurrence rate of VTE in patients who ...
van der Zwaal P P Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma, MC Haaglanden, Lijnbaan32, 2501 CK, The Hague, The - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the natural history of rheumatoid disease of the shoulder over an eight-year period. Our hypothesis was that progression of the disease is associated with a decrease in function with time. A total of 22 patients (44 shoulders; 17 women, 5 men, (mean ...
Ungor Cem C From the *Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey; and †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Baskent University, Konya, - - 2014
Most of the patients treated for temporomandibular joint disorders constituted from the female population, and this situation is generally hypothesized and demonstrated in several studies. Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint is a minimally invasive and effective treatment method in the management of patients with stage III and stage IV Wilkes ...
Bischoff Maria Jfj - - 2014
Anterior knee pain may occur after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Patellar resurfacing, which is considered to lower the incidence of anterior knee pain after TKA, remains controversial. In the present study clinical and radiological outcomes after TKA performed on patients with clinical and radiological signs of femorotibial and patellofemoral osteoarthritis ...
Aydin Ozlem O Department of Engineering Sciences, Middle East Technical University, 06800, Ankara, - - 2014
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease, which has no complete treatment with medication yet. Intraarticular hyaluronan (HA) injection can decrease pain and modify the natural course of OA. This study was designed to provide long term delivery of an MMP (matrix-metalloproteinase) inhibitor agent-doxycycline, together with matrix regenerative agent-chondroitin sulfate ...
Guillemot Alexandre A École National Vétérinaire Toulouse, Toulouse, - - 2014
To evaluate variation in rima glottidis (RG) area and lack of epiglottic-glottic seal (LEGS) of the canine larynx associated with different suture anchor points in the arytenoid and cricoid cartilages, dissection of the cricoarytenoid joint capsule, section of the interarytenoid band, and disarticulation of the cricothyroid joint. Experimental study. Cadaveric ...
Ringold Sarah S Seattle Children's Hospital and Research - - 2014
Objective: Few data are available regarding the rates of serious adverse events and important medical events (SAEs, IMEs) outside of product based registries and clinical trials for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The Enhanced Drug Safety Surveillance Project (EDSSP) was developed to pilot a novel system to collect SAE/IMEs in children ...
Wang Bibo B Shanghai Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Shanghai, - - 2014
Patients with ankle arthritis often present with concomitant hindfoot deformity, which may involve the tibiotalar and subtalar joints. However, the possible compensatory mechanisms of these two mechanically linked joints are not well known. In this study we sought to (1) compare ankle and hindfoot alignment of our study cohort with ...
Ghassemi Jahani Shadi A SA Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, - - 2014
Between 1959 and 1962, several children with multiple malformations were born after maternal intake of thalidomide during pregnancy, known as thalidomide embryopathy (TE). The aim of this study was to evaluate the malformations, their long-term effect on the function of the extremities and the development of degenerative osteoarthritis (OA) in ...
Sosdian L L Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Knee arthroplasty (KA) is recognized as an effective treatment of knee joint osteoarthritis and up to 90% of patients experience substantial pain relief. There has been no systematic review synthesizing the longitudinal changes in gait following KA. The aims of this systematic review were to determine the effects of KA ...
Leung Ying-Ying YY Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, - - 2014
The objectives of this paper are to evaluate the efficacy of a community-based lay-led Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) among patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis and evaluate the effectiveness of "shared care collaboration" between hospital and community. We trained 17 lay leaders and recruited patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis via a ...
Yano Koichiro K Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University , Shinjuku, Tokyo , - - 2014
Objectives. A self-administered foot evaluation questionnaire (SAFE-Q) was developed by the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Foot (JSSF). The aim of this study is to evaluate the validity and responsiveness of the SAFE-Q in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods. In total, 180 patients with RA answered the SAFE-Q. ...
Trudel Guy - - 2014
Knee flexion contractures prevent the full extension of the knee joint and cause disability. The etiology is not well defined. Extended periods of immobilization of joints lead to contractures difficult to completely reverse by rehabilitation treatments. Recovery of the complete range of motion without intervention has not been studied but ...
van Hove Ruud P RP Department of Orthopaedics, Spaarne Hospital, Spaarnepoort 1, 2134 TM, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, - - 2014
Titanium nitride (TiN) coating of cobalt-chromium-molybdenum (CoCrMo) implants has shown to improve the biomechanical properties of the implant surface and to reduce adhesive wear in vitro. It is yet unknown whether TiN coating of total knee prosthesis (TKP) affects the postoperative clinical outcome of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). In a ...
Song Eun-Kyoo EK Center for Joint Disease, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, Jeonnam, South - - 2014
The purpose of the present study was to compare functional outcomes of medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) in patients with patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PF OA) and those without PF OA and to evaluate the effect of PF OA on functional outcomes after UKA. The outcomes of 48 knees in patients without ...
Otsuki Shuhei S Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan, - - 2014
To evaluate the relationship between patellofemoral osteoarthritis (OA) and varus OA of the knee with a focus on the location of joint space narrowing. Eighty-five patients scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty caused by varus OA were enrolled in this study. The relationship between patellofemoral OA and varus knee malalignment ...
Jones L D LD Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, - - 2014
Early knee OA is a significant problem that can be disabling. The purpose of this study was to understand the symptomatic profile of patients with early knee OA when compared to those with end-stage knee OA. A cross-sectional case control study design was used to compare those with early structural ...
Bevers Karen K Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. - - 2014
To investigate the predictive value of ultrasound (US) characteristics for the effect of intra-articular glucocorticoids in knee osteoarthritis (OA). In this prospective cohort study, 62 patients with symptomatic knee OA (clinical knee OA criteria, pain>4 on a Numerical Rating Scale (NRS; 0-10)) received an intra-articular glucocorticoid injection (40 mg triamcinolone ...
Abdel Matthew P MP Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is recognized as a heterogenous group of disorders in which the common factor is persistent arthritis in at least 1 joint occurring before the age of 16 years. Although conservative management with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs can be effective, approximately 10% of JIA patients ...
Qadir Rabah R Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Ochsner Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, - - 2014
To document the long-term results of our volar metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint capsulodesis technique that is completed concomitantly with basal joint arthroplasty and involves a suture anchor placement, short-term pinning, and a rigid hand therapy protocol. We conducted a retrospective chart review to examine results over a 30-month period of our ...
Rantalaiho Vappu V From the Department of Internal Medicine, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere University Hospital; Fimlab Laboratories, Tampere; Unit of Primary Health Care; Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital; Department of General Practice; Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki; Orton Hospital, Helsinki; Unit of Primary Health Care; Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio; Medcare Foundation, Äänekoski; Department of Medicine, Seinäjoki Central Hospital, Seinäjoki; Department of Medicine, Jyväskylä Central Hospital, Jyväskylä; Department of Rheumatology, Satakunta Central Hospital, Rauma; Division of Medicine and Department of Rheumatology, Turku University Hospital, Turku; Department of Medicine, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu; Central Hospital of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland. Supported by the Competitive Research Funding of the Tampere University Hospital (Grants 9M124 and 9M128), the Helsinki University Central Hospital Research Funds, and Finska Läkaresällskapet. V. Rantalaiho has received a personal grant from the Orion-Farmos Research Foundation. At baseline, an unrestricted grant was provided by Schering-Plough Finland, which was used for the purchase of infliximab. V. Rantalaiho, MD, PhD, Docent, Specialist in Rheumatology in the Department of Internal Medicine, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere University Hospital; H. Kautiainen, Professor of Biostatistics, Unit of Primary Health Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Department of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Unit of Primary Health Care, Kuopio University Hospital; S. Järvenpää, Biostatistician, Medcare Foundation; M. Korpela, MD, PhD, Docent, Chief of Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere University Hospital; T. Malmi, MD, Specialist in Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Seinäjoki Central Hospital; P. Hannonen, MD, PhD, Professor, Head of Department, Department of Medicine, Jyväskylä Central Hospital; O. Kaipiainen-Seppänen, MD, PhD, Docent, Chief of Division, Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital; T. Yli-Kerttula, MD, PhD, Chief of Division, Department of Rheumatology, Satakunta Central Hospital; T. Möttönen, MD, PhD, Professor, Chief of Division, Division of Medicine, Department of Rheumatology, Turku University Hospital; A. Mustila, MD, PhD, Head of Department, Fimlab Laboratories; A. Karjalainen, MD, PhD, Assistant Chief of Division, Department of Medicine, Oulu University Hospital; L. Paimela, MD, PhD, Rheumatology Consultant, Orton Hospital; T. Uutela, MD, Head of Department, Central Hospital of Lapland; M. Leirisalo-Repo, MD, PhD, Professor, Chief of Division, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki. Address correspondence to Dr. V. Rantalaiho, Department of Internal Medicine, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere University Hospital, PO Box 2000, FI-33521 Tampere, Finland. E-mail: vappu.rantalaiho@pshp.fi. Accepted for publication August 1, - - 2014
With modern initial aggressive combination treatments with synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (sDMARD), most patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) achieve remission, have marginal radiographic progression, and sustain normal function. Here we aim to identify the patients failing these targets even after aggressive treatment. Ninety-nine patients with early, active RA were treated ...
Bevers K K Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Imaging of (peri)articular structures and inflammation with Ultrasonography (US) during the course of osteoarthritis (OA) might contribute to knowledge about early diagnosis of OA, prognosis and possibly the effect of disease modifying drugs. Our goal was to identify the prevalence of distinct patterns (stable vs fluctuating) in a set of ...
Peterson Todd C TC Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan; Michigan State University, Lansing, - - 2014
Intravenous drug abuse (IVDA) is a common problem; there were more than 16 million users worldwide in 2008. Numerous reports highlight the infectious skeletal complication associated with IVDA. To determine septic arthritis pathogens in IVDA in a U.S. hospital and compare the current causative organisms to a cohort from the ...
Fitch D A DA MicroPort Orthopedics Inc., 5677 Airline Road, Arlington, Tennessee 38002, - - 2014
This systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to determine the mid- to long-term clinical outcomes for a medial-pivot total knee replacement (TKR) system. The objectives were to synthesise available survivorship, Knee Society Scores (KSS), and reasons for revision for this system. A systematic search was conducted of two online databases ...
Lee Sang Ki SK From the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Eulji University College of Medicine, Daejeon, South - - 2014
In cases of chronic distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) instability without DRUJ arthritis, reconstruction of the mechanical integrity of the radioulnar ligaments of the triangular fibrocartilage complex has been considered an ideal surgical treatment. However, reconstructive methods have several disadvantages.We evaluated volar stabilization of the DRUJ for chronic instability using the ...
LaPrade Christopher M CM Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, - - 2014
In recent years, the use of biologics for the primary treatment and augmentation of treatment in patients with knee pathology has increased substantially. Techniques and applications for biologic preparations such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been developed and refined to increase the healing response in ...
Houdek Matthew T MT Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, - - 2014
Ankle arthrodesis is considered to be a well-accepted technique for end-stage ankle arthritis. Our purpose was to evaluate outcomes of patients with bilateral ankle arthrodeses with attention to radiographic and functional outcomes. Medical records of 31 patients were reviewed from 1977 through 2007. All patients had 1 year of clinical ...
Harty Len L Department of Rheumatology and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. - - 2014
The aims of this study were to audit the annual national incidence of inpatient days and musculoskeletal surgical procedures (MSKSPs) for RA patients and to establish concurrent changes in clinical rheumatology practice from 1995 to 2010. Hospital inpatient enquiry systems were evaluated for 57 hospitals from 1995 to 2010. National ...
Lu Szu-Ching SC Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University; Medical Device Innovation Center, National Cheng Kung - - 2014
To develop and test a postoperative rehabilitation protocol for use by individuals with trigger finger undergoing ultrasound-guided percutaneous pulley release. Nonrandomized controlled trial. Hospital and local community. Twenty-one individuals suffering from trigger finger with joint contracture were recruited and grouped into the intervention group (N = 9) and the control ...
Intzoglou Konstantinos S KS Konstantinos S Intzoglou, Laboratory for Research of the Musculoskeletal System, University of Athens, Maroussi 14561, - - 2014
To investigate donor site's area histological and immunohistochemical knee cartilage appearances after resurfacing iatrogenic defects with biosynthetic plugs orautografts. Thirty New Zealand White rabbits were used in this study. A full-thickness cylindrical defect of 4.5 mm (diameter) × 7 mm (depth) was created with a hand drill in the femoral ...
Vizzardi Enrico E Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, - - 2014
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of vascular events. Data on the effects of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) blocking agents on aortic vascular function are still debated. To evaluate the effects of anti-TNF-α treatment on elastic properties of the ascending aorta (distensibility, stiffness, and tissue Doppler imaging ...
Nagai Toshihiro - - 2014
IntroductionAngiogenesis is an important factor in the development of osteoarthritis (OA). We investigated the efficacy of bevacizumab, an antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor and an inhibitor of angiogenesis, in the treatment of OA using a rabbit model of anterior cruciate ligament transection.MethodsFirst, we evaluated the response of gene expression ...
Körsmeier Konrad K Facharztklinik Essen, Giradetstr. 2-38, 45131, Essen, - - 2014
Treatment of full-thickness cartilage defects in the hip is a major issue for orthopaedic surgeons. Autologous matrix-induced three-dimensional chondrocyte transplantation using three-dimensional spheroids (ACT 3D) may be an option for treatment. The aim of the study is to describe the feasibility and first clinical results of ACT 3D with spheroids ...
Matsuzaki Tokio T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, - - 2014
Autophagy is a cellular homeostasis mechanism that may have a protective role against osteoarthritis (OA). The present study investigated the therapeutic effect of local administration of rapamycin, a potent activator of autophagy, against OA. To achieve controlled intra-articular administration of rapamycin, gelatin hydrogels incorporating rapamycin-micelles were created and the release ...
Cinotti G G Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic Medicine and Orthopaedics Sciences, University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy, - - 2014
Tibia torsion may influence the accuracy of extramedullary instrumentations in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This study assessed whether the effect of tibial torsion may be overcome using a surgical technique in which the extramedullary rod is aligned to reference points at the proximal tibia only. A consecutive series of 94 ...
Metzlaff S S Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Martin Luther Hospital, Grunewald, Berlin, Germany, - - 2014
This study was performed to compare the clinical results of a minimally invasive technique for acute acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocation repair with the traditional hook plate fixation. Forty-four patients with an acute (within 2 weeks after trauma) complete AC joint separation (35 male, nine female; median age 36.2 years, range 18-56) underwent ...
Lewis John S JS Jr Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina (JSL, JKD) - - 2014
We review the surgical management of 4 adult patients with ball-and-socket ankle deformity who developed end-stage subtalar and/or ankle joint arthritis. We retrospectively reviewed a series of 4 adult patients with ball-and-socket ankle configurations who underwent surgical treatment for either end-stage tibiotalar or subtalar arthritis, with either subtalar arthrodesis or ...
Rodriguez-Merchan E C EC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Radiosynovectomy (RS) can reduce the number of haemarthroses in chronic haemophilic synovitis. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of RS in terms of the objective improvement of five parameters (number haemarthroses, articular pain, degree of clinical synovitis, clinical score of the World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH), ...
Mickelson Dayne T DT Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the efficacy, tolerance, and safety of manual manipulation at day 7 to day 1 following collagenase Clostridium histolyticum (CCH) injection for Dupuytren contracture. Eligible patients were randomized to manipulation at day 1 versus day 7 following CCH injection. Preinjection, premanipulation, postmanipulation, and 30-day follow-up metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and proximal ...
Seo Jai-Gon JG Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-710, - - 2014
Pseudo-patella baja (PPB) is a surgical complication that can arise from total knee arthroplasty and occurs when the patella tendon is not shortened but the level of the femorotibial joint line is elevated. The goal of this study was to assess the performance of a technique specifically designed to prevent ...
Malerich Matthew M MM C.V. Starr Hand Surgery Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, - - 2014
To evaluate the long-term results of distal scaphoid excision for degenerative arthritis secondary to scaphoid nonunion and compare them with our original results published in 1999. Nineteen patients who were treated by distal scaphoid resection arthroplasty from 1987 through 2010 were included. The mean follow-up was 15 years (range, 10-25 ...
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