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Presentation of a case of algodystrophy (i.e., Sudeck's dystrophy) of the left knee, affecting the femur, tibia and patella. It was brought on by a simple movement made while playing tennis and it recurred subsequently accompanied by algodystrophy of the corresponding foot. Histological study of the biopsy material showed the classical image of cortical and(More)
  • B. Mathies
  • 2005
This was a pilot, single blind, randomised, controlled study in patients requiring partial meniscectomy. The aim was to assess whether replacing the synovial fluid lost during arthroscopy with a hyaluronic acid-containing synovial fluid substitute (Viscoseal) would reduce the severity and duration of post-operative symptoms during the 4 weeks post-surgery,(More)
Sciatic block with Mepivacaine (3–4 mg/kg) revealed successful in 91.9% of 340 rheumatoid patients with Keller/Clayton operation. In unsufficient blocks (8.1%) supplementary anesthesia by femoral nerve block, reblocking the sciatic nerve or local anesthetics secondarily gave good operating conditions. In three cases it was necessary to use additional spinal(More)
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