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BACKGROUND Time from injury to fixation of femoral neck fractures has been postulated as a vital determinant for rate of complications; however, no prospective study is available in the English literature. Delay, unfortunately, is inevitable in developing countries. The aim of the present study is to retrospectively review the outcome after delayed fixation(More)
Postoperative epidural analgesia is effective and widely utilised after major abdominal surgery. Spinal haematoma is a rare and devastating complication after epidural analgesia. Well-established risk factors for the development of spinal haematoma after neuraxial procedures have been documented. We present the case of a patient with normal pre-operative(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to conduct retrospective analysis of abdominopelvic computed tomography (CT) reports, identifying those patients in whom bowel wall thickening (BWT) was observed, and to correlate these reports with subsequent endoscopic evaluation. METHODS Formal reports for all patients undergoing abdominopelvic CT between February(More)
The purpose of the present study was to compare the results of conservative and operative treatment for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome having normal neurophysiological studies. We studied 125 patients with normal neurophysiological studies and analysed eight symptoms and signs as "prognostic factors". Ninety-six patients were treated conservatively(More)
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