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Mitigating surgical risk in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty for fractures of the proximal femur

NULL Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British Volume, Vol 91-B, Issue 7, A. J. Timperley, MBChB, FRCS(Ed), DPhil(Oxon), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon1; and S. L. Whitehouse, BSc(Hons), PhD, Biostatistician/Research Fellow2 Recently the National Patient Safety Agency in the United Kingdom published a report entitled «Mitigating surgical risk in patients …

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Management of Hemorrhage in Life-threatening Pelvic Fracture

David J. Hak, MD, MBA, Wade R. Smith, MD and Takashi Suzuki, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 7, July 2009, Emergent life-saving treatment is required for high-energy pelvic fracture with associated hemorrhage and hemodynamic instability. Advances in prehospital, interventional, surgical, and critical care have led to …

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The effect of a single infusion of zoledronic Acid on early implant migration in total hip arthroplasty. A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial

Friedl G, Radl R, Stihsen C, Rehak P, Aigner R, Windhager R; Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume 91 (2), 274-81 (Feb 2009) BACKGROUND: Aseptic loosening is the most frequent cause of implant failure in total hip arthroplasty. While a direct link between aseptic loosening and periprosthetic bone …

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