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Pedal fusions in the rheumatoid patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2962723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews the indications for fusion in the rheumatoid arthritic patient. It also discusses the principles of arthrodesis in this group of patients and the unique considerations of the perioperative period. Technical considerations are presented relative to the decreased bone stock, bone grafting, and fixation. Finally, special technical procedures are discussed with respect to the more commonly performed arthrodesing operations.
Authors:
J M Schuberth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in podiatric medicine and surgery     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0891-8422     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-02-26     Completed Date:  1988-02-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604974     Medline TA:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-47     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedics/Podiatry, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, California.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ankle Joint / radiography,  surgery*
Arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid / surgery
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / radiography,  surgery*
Arthrodesis* / methods
Foot / radiography,  surgery*
Humans

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