Ayyappan Vijayachandran Nair

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BACKGROUND Visual analogue scale foot and ankle (VAS-FA score) is a new score, validated in previous studies, but never compared to AOFAS score. OBJECTIVE Analysis of the two scores using Indian language questionnaire. METHODS Fifty patients with Malleolar fractures were assessed for functional outcome, time for calculation of scores, difficulty in(More)
A 16-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with pain, swelling, and deformity of the right elbow following a fall from a tree, on outstretched hand. There was no history of head injury or loss of consciousness or bleeding from any orifices or blunt abdominal injury. X-rays showed a posterior dislocation of elbow. There was no radial pulses(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinically, subcoracoid impingement is characterized by pain at the anterior aspect of the shoulder that is induced by adduction, internal rotation and forward flexion. This position leads to narrowing of the Coraco-Humeral Interval (CHI)-that is, the space between the coracoid process and the lesser tuberosity of the humerus. Structures in the(More)
Tubercular septic arthritis after shoulder arthroscopy has not been reported in the English literature to our knowledge. A case of Tubercular septic arthritis of the shoulder following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair is presented. The sinus and the wound healed well, and laboratory parameters returned to normal, which suggests that the infection was well(More)
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