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Brachial Plexus Blocks for Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery

Última actualización 12/01/12Benjamin G. Bruce JAAOS January 2012; 20 (1) Abstract Regional anesthesia of the upper extremity has several clinical applications and is reported to have several advantages over general anesthesia for orthopaedic surgery. These advantages, such as improved postoperative pain, decreased postoperative opioid administration, and reduced recovery time, have …

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans

Última actualización 28/06/11Henry G. Chambers, MD, Kevin G. Shea, MD, Allen F. Anderson, MD, Tommy J. (JoJo) Brunelle, PT, DPT, James L. Carey, MD, Theodore J. Ganley, MD, Mark V. Paterno, PT, PhD, Jennifer M. Weiss, MD, James O. Sanders, MD, William C. Watters, III, MD, Michael J. Goldberg, MD, …

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in Civilian Orthopaedics

Última actualización 19/05/11Daniel L. Aaron, MD, Paul D. Fadale, MD, Colin J. Harrington, MD and Christopher T. Born, MD Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a well-characterized anxiety disorder that may occur after exposure to a traumatic event. Research is ongoing to document neuroanatomic, neuroendocrine, and genetic correlates to the behavioral …

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Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Upper Extremity

Última actualización 18/02/11NULL Mark L. Prasarn, MD and Elizabeth A. Ouellette, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 19, No 1, January 2011, Acute compartment syndrome occurs when pressure within a fibro-osseous space increases to a level that results in a decreased perfusion gradient across tissue capillary beds. Compartment syndromes …

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Femoral Malrotation Following Intramedullary Nail Fixation

Última actualización 2/02/11NULL Joshua D. Lindsey, MD and James C. Krieg, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 19, No 1, January 2011, Intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fracture can result in inadvertent malalignment. Malrotation is the most common cause of deformity, but it is underrecognized, in part because of …

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Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infections of the Hip and Knee

Última actualización 11/01/11NULL Craig Della Valle, MD, Javad Parvizi, MD, Thomas W. Bauer, MD, PhD, Paul E. DiCesare, MD, Richard Parker Evans, MD, John Segreti, MD, Mark Spangehl, MD, William C. Watters, III, MD, Michael Keith, MD, Charles M. Turkelson, PhD, Janet L. Wies, MPH, Patrick Sluka, MPH and Kristin …

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