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The use of a closed-suction drain in total knee arthroplasty. A prospective, randomised study.
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We prospectively randomised 100 patients undergoing cemented total knee replacement to receive either a single deep closed-suction drain or no drain. Expand
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Compartment syndrome following total knee arthroplasty: a report of seven cases.
Compartment syndrome is a rare complication of total knee arthroplasty that requires early recognition and prompt decompression in order to prevent long-term disability. We have found only oneExpand
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Arthroscopic treatment of cysts of the lateral meniscus.
We have treated 69 patients with 72 cystic lateral menisci by arthroscopic surgery. Meniscal tears were observed in all cases, and 69 of these had a horizontal cleavage component. Three types of tearExpand
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Replacement arthroplasty of the valgus knee. A modified lateral capsular approach with repositioning of vastus lateralis.
Total knee arthroplasty (TKR) using a medial capsular approach gives worse results in arthritic knees with valgus deformity than in those in varus, usually because of swelling, poor wound healing andExpand
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Prevention of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis with low dose aspirin: Pulmonary Embolism Prevention (PEP) trial
Summary Background Previous trials of antiplatelet therapy for the prevention of venous thromboembolism have individually been inconclusive, but a meta-analysis of their results indicated reductionsExpand
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Radiation exposure to surgeon and patient in intramedullary nailing of the lower limb.
Intramedullary nailing is probably the best method of treating long bone fractures in the lower limb. The operation is guided by fluoroscopy, for guide-wire insertion, fracture reduction and distalExpand
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The Marchetti-Vicenzi nail. A DGH experience.
From July 1993 to September 1997, 28 nailings were done on 26 patients using the Marchetti-Vicenzi flexible nail. The minimum length of follow-up was 1 year. All the patients were examined clinicallyExpand
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