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Predictors of change in 'discharge destination' following treatment for fracture neck of femur.
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of our study was to analyse the incidence and factors predicting the 'change in discharge destination' in patients with fractured neck of femur who were treated surgically. MATERIALS AND METHODS: ...
Total dislocation of the talus: a case report.
Total talar dislocation is a rare injury that is usually open. We report a case of closed anterolateral dislocation in a 19 year old, following a fall from a bicycle. He was treated with prompt closed reduction. A magnetic ...
In-hospital complications following primary total hip and knee arthroplasty in octogenarian and nonagenarian patients.
BACKGROUND: As life expectancy of patients increases, more elderly patients are undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). There is a general perception of increased risk of complications ...
Trabecular metal patella--is it really doomed to fail in the totally patellar-deficient knee? A case report of patellar reconstruction with a novel technique.
Reconstruction of the patella poses real problems for the revision TKR surgeon, particularly when the patella is absent, fractured or profoundly deficient. The trabecular metal patella was introduced in an attempt to address ...
Obesity and recurrent intervertebral disc prolapse after lumbar microdiscectomy.
INTRODUCTION: The primary aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between obesity and recurrent intervertebral disc prolapse (IDP) following lumbar microdiscectomy. METHODS: A retrospective review of case ...