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Damage control in orthopaedical and traumatology.

Jan 17, 2022

In Orthopedics, damage control is indicated in patients with pelvic and/or long bone fractures associated with hemodynamic instability. It is inappropriate to perform a complex definitive reduction an...

The impact of pharmacist intervention on prophylactic antibiotics use in orthopedic surgery at a hospital in China.

Jan 03, 2022

This study aimed to assess the impact of the pharmacist-led intervention on perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis by standardizing the cephalosporin intradermal skin test in the orthopedic department.A...

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis with hypopituitarism in adults: A case report and literature review.

Dec 27, 2021

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a common disease in pediatric orthopedics. Most research on SCFE has focused on high-risk groups or the whole population, and studies focusing on adult SCFE...

Post-traumatic severe ankle valgus and forefoot supination deformities treated by staged surgery using ilizarov technique and limited osteotomy: A case report.

Dec 27, 2021

Post-traumatic ankle valgus deformities are relatively rare. Old post-traumatic ankle deformity compounded by abundant scar contracture tissue formation around the joint is a big challenge for orthope...

Variability in discharge opioid prescribing practices for children: a historical cohort study.

Dec 20, 2021

Legitimate opioid prescriptions can increase the risk of misuse, addiction, and overdose of opioids in children and adolescents. This study aimed to describe the prescribing patterns of discharge opio...

[Progress of remote-control intramedullary lengthening nail and its clinical treatment concept].

Dec 20, 2021

Ilizarov's technology is an internationally recognized clinical treatment method for limb orthopedics, but there are many complications related to external fixation. With the development and progress ...

Intracortical screw insertion plus limited open reduction in treating type 31A3 irreducible intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly.

Dec 13, 2021

In most elderly patients with intertrochanteric fractures, satisfactory fracture reduction can be achieved by closed reduction using a traction table. However, intertrochanteric fractures cannot achie...

A Review on Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Materials Derived from Fish Discards.

Nov 29, 2021

This review summarizes the results reported on the production of biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP) materials derived from fish wastes (i.e., heads, bones, skins, and viscera), known as fish discards, a...

Mechanistically Scoping Cell-free and Cell-dependent Artificial Scaffolds in Rebuilding Skeletal and Dental Hard Tissues.

Nov 29, 2021

Rebuilding mineralized tissues in skeletal and dental systems remains costly and challenging. Despite of numerous demands and heave clinical burden over the world, sources of autografts, allografts, a...

Can extant comorbidity indices identify patients who experience poor outcomes following total joint arthroplasty?

Nov 22, 2021

It is uncertain if generic comorbidity indices commonly used in orthopedics accurately predict outcomes after total hip (THA) or knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of this study was to determine the...

A Case Report of Volar Dislocation of Ulnar Head: A Very Rare Wrist Injury Easy to Overlook and Easy to Diagnose.

Nov 22, 2021

Ulnar volar dislocation (UVD) is a very rare entity. Due to rarity of condition, usually, it's misdiagnosed at emergency departments and management of this clinical entity is not well studied. Here, w...

Open Stabilization Procedures of the Shoulder in the Athlete: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes.

Nov 15, 2021

Shoulder instability is a relatively common injury especially in the young athletic population and its surgical management continues to remain a controversial topic in sports medicine orthopedics. Ant...

Is shoulder geometry important for rotator cuff tears?

Nov 08, 2021

This study is aiming to evaluate some specific anatomic shoulder parameters such as the lateral acromial angle (LAA), acromial index (AI), coracohumeral distance (CHD), and critical shoulder angle (CS...

A Systematic Review of Feeding Interventions for Infants with Cleft Palate.

Nov 01, 2021

Various devices and techniques have been proposed to reduce feeding difficulties experienced by infants with cleft palate. The aim of this review is to identify and assess the scope and quality of evi...

Impact of High-Dose Anti-Infective Agents on the Osteogenic Response of Mesenchymal Stem Cells.

Oct 25, 2021

Treatment of infected nonunions and severe bone infections is a huge challenge in modern orthopedics. Their treatment routinely includes the use of anti-infective agents. Although frequently used, lit...

Dysplasia Epiphysealis Hemimelica (Trevor's Disease) in Children, Two New Cases: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Literature Review.

Oct 25, 2021

Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH), also known as Trevor's disease, is a rare nonhereditary skeletal disorder affecting one side of the epiphyses or the epiphyses-equivalents. It is often misdiag...

Bone Regeneration in Load-Bearing Segmental Defects, Guided by Biomorphic, Hierarchically Structured Apatitic Scaffold.

Oct 18, 2021

The regeneration of load-bearing segmental bone defects remains a significant clinical problem in orthopedics, mainly due to the lack of scaffolds with composition and 3D porous structure effective in...

Cutibacterium acnes phylogenetic type IC and II isolated from patients with non-acne diseases exhibit high-level biofilm formation.

Oct 18, 2021

Cutibacterium (formerly Propionibacterium) acnes is an important for not only exacerbating factor of acne vulgaris but also pathogen of surgical site infections (SSIs) in orthopedics and plastic surge...

Early acute fat embolism syndrome caused by femoral fracture: A case report.

Oct 11, 2021

Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is a rare complication caused by the presence of fat particles in the microcirculation, which usually occurs within 12-72 h after trauma. At present, there have been few ca...

Corrosion of titanium under simulated inflammation conditions: clinical context and in vitro investigations.

Oct 11, 2021

Titanium and alloys thereof are widely utilized for biomedical applications in the fields of orthopedics and dentistry. The corrosion resistance and perceived biocompatibility of such materials are es...