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A new surgical strategy for the treatment of tibial pilon fractures with MIPO facilitated by double reverse traction repositor.

May 02, 2022

The present study aims to introduce a technique combining double reverse traction repositor (DRTR) with minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) in the surgical treatment of pilon fractures and ...

Loss of parathyroid hormone receptor signaling in osteoprogenitors is associated with accumulation of multiple hematopoietic lineages in the bone marrow.

May 02, 2022

Osteoblasts and their progenitors play an important role in the support of hematopoiesis within the bone marrow microenvironment. We have previously reported that parathyroid hormone receptor (PTH1R) ...

Splenic Gaucheroma Leading to Incidental Diagnosis of Gaucher Disease in a 46-Year-Old Man with a Rare GBA Mutation: A Case Report.

May 02, 2022

Gaucher disease is a common lysosomal storage disease caused by the deficiency of β-glucosidase enzyme, leading to sphingolipid accumulation in the reticuloendothelial system in Gaucher cells. Clinic...

Racial Differences Seen for Joint Replacement Care and Outcomes

Apr 29, 2022

FRIDAY, April 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Racial differences persist across the continuum of care among patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA), according to a study published in the April...

Sexual Minority Students Perceive Medical School Less Favorably

Apr 29, 2022

FRIDAY, April 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with heterosexual students, sexual minority (SM) students have less favorable perceptions of the medical school learning environment, according to a...

Hospital Outcomes Worse With Suboptimal Treatment of Hypothyroidism

Apr 28, 2022

THURSDAY, April 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Suboptimal treatment of hypothyroidism is associated with worse hospital outcomes, according to a study published online April 26 in the Journal of Clinica...

Medicare Advantage Plans Often Deny Coverage for Eligible, Necessary Care: Report

Apr 28, 2022

THURSDAY, April 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Coverage for eligible, necessary care is denied each year to tens of thousands of seniors with private Medicare Advantage plans, U.S. federal investigators...

Surgery No Better for Wrist Fracture in Older Adults

Apr 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For persons aged 60 years or older with displaced distal radius fracture, surgical treatment seems not to be better than nonsurgical treatment for patient...

Pelvic Fixation May Not Be Needed With Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis

Apr 25, 2022

MONDAY, April 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Distal spine anchors (DSA) may provide better long-term control of the major curve than distal pelvic anchors (DPA) in children with cerebral palsy (CP) scol...

Rates of complications in Achilles tendon rupture repair using absorbable and nonabsorbable suture material; A systematic review.

Apr 25, 2022

The impact of suture type on tensile strength, re-rupture rates and infection risk in Achilles tendon rupture repair is not been well established. The aim of this review is to evaluate existing litera...

Prevalence of Rotator Cuff Tears Among Older Tennis Players and Its Impact on Clinical Findings and Shoulder Function.

Apr 25, 2022

Tennis is a noncontact sport playable at an individual's own pace. Thus, it is popular among the older adults. It is known that older adults often suffer from rotator cuff tears (RCTs), which may affe...

Repair of distal fibular and lateral malleolus defects with individualized 3D-printed titanium alloy prosthesis: The first case report from China.

Apr 25, 2022

This case report describes the reconstruction of the traumatic distal fibular and lateral malleolus defects with a novel method of using individualized 3D printed titanium prosthesis for the first tim...

Severe headache and seizure free after microscopic fenestration craniotomy of middle Fossa arachnoid cyst: Case series.

Apr 25, 2022

Arachnoid cyst in the middle fossa can cause many symptoms include headache and seizure. When drugs therapy can not relieve or control the symptoms, it is necessary to determine whether the surgical p...

NSAIDs May Interfere With Efficacy of Bisphosphonates

Apr 22, 2022

FRIDAY, April 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The efficacy of the bisphosphonate clodronate for reducing osteoporotic fracture risk appears to be negated in adults using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory dr...

Guideline Issued for Preventing SSI After Major Extremity Trauma

Apr 22, 2022

FRIDAY, April 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In an evidence-based clinical practice guideline published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, recommendations are presented for the prevention ...

Sex Hormone Deficiency May Up Risk for Rotator Cuff Repair

Apr 21, 2022

THURSDAY, April 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sex hormone deficiency is associated with an increased incidence of rotator cuff repair (RCR), according to a study published online April 12 in the Journa...

Use of Extrapolation Common in FDA New Drug Approvals

Apr 19, 2022

TUESDAY, April 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Extrapolation from pivotal trial data to broader U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indications is common, according to a study published onli...

Health Supervision Discussed for Children With Down Syndrome

Apr 18, 2022

MONDAY, April 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a clinical report published online April 18 in Pediatrics, guidelines are presented for the health supervision of children and adolescents with Down syndr...

Vijoice Granted First Approval for Treatment of PROS

Apr 18, 2022

MONDAY, April 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Vijoice (alpelisib) has been granted accelerated approval for severe PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announ...

Odontoid fracture complicating ankylosing spondylitis presenting with cervical canal stenosis and quadriparesis: A case report with 5-year follow-up and review of the literature.

Apr 18, 2022

Spinal fractures, especially cervical fractures, are more common in patients with ankylosing spondylitis in comparison with unaffected patients. However, odontoid fractures are relatively rare in thes...