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Trends in the surgical treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome: an analysis of the national survey of ambulatory surgery database.
PURPOSE To ascertain trends in the surgical treatment of ulnar nerve compression at the elbow within the United States. METHODS We analyzed the National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery to study trendsExpand
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Trends in the Incidence and Treatment of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: An Analysis of the National Hospital Discharge Survey
Necrotizing soft tissue infections are a rare but potentially fatal condition of the soft tissues caused by virulent, toxin-producing bacteria. In the United States, there is an estimated annualExpand
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Neonatal and Infant Mandibular Distraction as an Alternative to Tracheostomy in Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Context Surgical management for severe obstructive sleep apnea has been tracheostomy, which has significant morbidity. Objective To determine the efficacy of internal mandibular distraction inExpand
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The Variation in the Absence of the Palmaris Longus in a Multiethnic Population of the United States: An Epidemiological Study
The absence of the palmaris longus (PL) has been shown to vary based on body side, gender, and ethnicity. In prior studies, homogenous ethnic populations have been shown to have differences in ratesExpand
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Hypertrophic scarring in cleft lip repair: a comparison of incidence among ethnic groups
Background Although hypertrophic scar (HTS) formation following cleft lip repair is relatively common, published rates vary widely, from 1% to nearly 50%. The risk factors associated with HTSExpand
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Neural Sheath Tumors of the Brachial Plexus: A Multidisciplinary Team-Based Approach
AbstractPeripheral tumors of the brachial plexus, although rare, provide an opportunity for the plastic surgeon to coordinate a multidisciplinary team and achieve excellent outcomes. Most of the caseExpand
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rhBMP-2 with a Demineralized Bone Matrix Scaffold versus Autologous Iliac Crest Bone Graft for Alveolar Cleft Reconstruction
Background: Secondary alveolar cleft reconstruction using autologous iliac crest bone graft is currently the standard treatment for alveolar clefts. Although effective, harvesting autologous bone mayExpand
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Endoscopic Delivery of Calcium Phosphate Cement for Secondary Craniofacial Reconstruction
AbstractContour defects are common following primary craniofacial procedures including cranial vault remodeling, fronto-orbital and midface advancements, and complex posttraumatic reconstructions.Expand
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Fluidic lens laparoscopic zoom camera for minimally invasive surgery
  • F. Tsai, D. Johnson, +4 authors Y. Lo
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • CLEO/QELS: Laser Science to Photonic…
  • 1 May 2010
We developed a miniaturized laparoscopic zoom camera that is 17 mm long, has >4X optical zoom, and works under 300 lux. Expand
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