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First metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis: a new technique of internal fixation by using memory compression staples.
A prospective clinical study of first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis using memory compression staples is presented. In 27 patients, 30 feet underwent surgery. There were 24 women and 3 men,Expand
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Surgical treatment of limb-length discrepancy following total hip arthroplasty.
To The Editor: We read with great interest the article “Surgical Treatment of Limb-Length Discrepancy Following Total Hip Arthroplasty” (2003;85:2310-7), by Parvizi et al. The study retrospectivelyExpand
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Flexible intramedullary nailing of displaced diaphyseal forearm fractures in children.
INTRODUCTION This study analyses the results of 50 displaced diaphyseal forearm fractures in children treated with flexible intramedullary nailing. METHODS Between 1999 and 2002 we treated 50Expand
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Excision arthroplasty of superior tibiofibular joint for recurrent proximal tibiofibular cyst. A report of two cases.
Synovial cysts originating from proximal tibiofibular joint are commonly symptomatic. They can progress to cause pressure effects over the common peroneal nerve. In order to prevent recurrence theExpand
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Correction of hammer toe with an extended release of the metatarsophalangeal joint.
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Vertebral collapse in a 71-year-old woman.
A 71-year-old woman was referred to a spinal unit with severe back pain. The symptoms had become progressively disabling during the previous 6 months. This was associated with bilateral leg pain. SheExpand
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Delayed displacement of a paediatric atlas fracture through the synchondrosis after minor trauma.
A 21-month-old boy presented to the Emergency Department reluctant to move his neck. This was preceded by a fall from a cardboard box, the child landing on his bottom with his head flexed forwards.Expand
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Dislocation of large diameter metal-on-metal bearings an indicator of metal reaction?
We report 3 patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty (THA) using large diameter metal-on-metal bearing. These patients initially presented with pain but went on to develop dislocation of the THAExpand
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