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Silver coated materials for external fixation devices: in vitro biocompatibility and genotoxicity.
The most significant complication in external fixation is pin tract infection causally related to the highly adaptive ability of bacteria to colonise the surfaces of "inert" biomaterials or ofExpand
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Antibiotic-Loaded Cement in Orthopedic Surgery: A Review
Infections in orthopaedic surgery are a serious issue. Antibiotic-loaded bone cement was developed for the treatment of infected joint arthroplasties and for prophylaxes in total joint replacement inExpand
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Ion release and chromosomal damage from total hip prostheses with metal-on-metal articulation.
A prospective multicentric study was carried out in patients having metal-on-metal METASUL components (Sulzer Medica, Winterthur, Switzerland) in order to check the following null hypotheses: H1: TheExpand
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Surgical Dislocation Technique for the Treatment of Acetabular Fractures
BackgroundSurgical hip dislocation allows for a 360° view of the acetabulum and may facilitate a reduction in selected acetabular fractures. To our knowledge there is no description in the literatureExpand
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Glycopeptide Bone Penetration in Patients with Septic Pseudoarthrosis of the Tibia
Background and objective: In the treatment of bone infections, a major determinant of the clinical response is the active drug concentration at the infected site. Because of the high prevalence ofExpand
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The Lesser Trochanter as a Cause of Hip Impingement: Pathophysiology and Treatment Options
Impingement of the lesser trochanter on the ischium or the posterior acetabular rim is not a frequent pathology, but has recently received increased recognition. We have seen 14 cases over a periodExpand
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Surgical Hip Dislocation Is a Reliable Approach for Treatment of Femoral Head Fractures
BackgroundFemoral head fractures are rare injuries; incongruency and instability are indications for surgical intervention. Anterior, posterior, and transtrochanteric surgical approaches have beenExpand
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Surgical Hip Dislocation for Anatomic Reorientation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Preliminary Results
Controversies exist regarding the best treatment for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). Subcapital anatomical reorientation of the epiphysis by surgical dislocation and a retinacular softExpand
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The judet quadricepsplasty: Long-term outcome of 21 cases.
BACKGROUND The lack of knee flexion represents a possible complication in severe femur fractures. In 1956, Judet proposed a quadricepsplasty technique that allowed for a graded release without theExpand
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Osteomyelitis Caused by Enterobacter cancerogenus Infection following a Traumatic Injury: Case Report and Review of the Literature
ABSTRACT We report a case of osteomyelitis caused by Enterobacter cancerogenus resistant to aminopenicillins in a 56-year-old male who had a motorcycle accident and suffered from multiple boneExpand
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