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Clinical Evaluation of the Shoulder Shrug Sign

Última actualización 20/06/08NULL Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print] Jia X, Ji JH, Petersen SA, Keefer J, McFarland EG. The ‘shrug sign’ (inability to lift the arm to 90 degrees abduction without elevating the whole scapula or shoulder girdle) has been associated with a diagnosis …

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The long-term effectiveness of steroid injections in primary acromioclavicular joint arthritis: A five-year prospective study

Última actualización 7/04/08NULL J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2008 Mar 21 (Epub ahead of print) Hossain S, Jacobs LG, Hashmi R. We evaluated the long-term benefits of steroid injection in 25 shoulders in 20 consecutive patients (average age, 55 years) with primary acromioclavicular arthritis. Minimum follow-up was 5 years. The mean …

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Outcome of total elbow replacement for distal humeral fractures in the elderly: a comparison of primary surgery and surgery after failed internal fixation or conservative treatment

Última actualización 25/03/08NULL J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Mar;90(3):343-8. Prasad N Dent C. Abstract We analysed the outcome of the Coonrad-Morrey total elbow replacement used for fracture of the distal humerus in elderly patients with no evidence of inflammatory arthritis and compared the results for early versus delayed treatment. …

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Primary Osteoarthritis of the Elbow: Current Treatment Options

Última actualización 29/02/08Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons February 2008, Volume 16, Issue 2 Emilie V. Cheung, MD, Robert Adams, OPA-C and Bernard F. Morrey, MD In the elbow, as in other joints, primary osteoarthritis is characterized by pain, stiffness, mechanical symptoms, and weakness. But primary osteoarthritis of …

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Management of Lateral Epicondylitis: Current Concepts

Última actualización 4/02/08NULL Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons January 2008, Volume 16, Issue 1 Ryan P. Calfee, MD, Amar Patel, MD, Manuel F. DaSilva, MD and Edward Akelman, MD Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is a common cause of elbow pain in the general population. Traditionally, lateral …

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Capsulectomía de hombro para la rigidez de codo postraumático. (I)

Última actualización 8/11/06David Ring MD, a, , Lauren Adey MDa, David Zurakowski PhDa and Jesse B. Jupiter MDa aDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Purpose To determine factors associated with diminished elbow function and upper-extremity–specific health status after elbow capsulectomy for posttraumatic stiffness. …

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Tratamiento artroscópico de la inestabilidad glenohumeral. (I)

Última actualización 23/10/06Jeffrey E. Budoff MD, a, and Eugene M. Wolf MDa aDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; and Private Practice, San Francisco, CA. Arthroscopic treatment of glenohumeral instability using modern suture anchor techniques has reported recurrence rates equal to open techniques, even in high-demand contact …

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