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BACKGROUND Given the increasing demand for tissue-sparing surgery, the surgical approach is the subject of lively debate in total hip replacement. The aim of this paper is to compare the efficacy of the minimally invasive direct anterior approach and the standard lateral approach to total hip replacement surgery by observing intra- and perioperative(More)
Neuropathy has been frequently reported in patients with IgG monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) but it is still unclear whether this association has clinical or pathogenetic relevance. In order to clarify the possible role of IgG MGUS in the neuropathy we correlated the clinical and electrophysiological features of the neuropathy with(More)
A 55 year old man was admitted to the rheumatology department owing to inflammatory back pain (occurring at 4 00 am, not aggravated by movement) without sciatica, increasingly severe over two years and associated with asthenia and weight loss (10 kg). No abnormalities were found on physical examination , except for tenderness on palpation of the spinous(More)
Fourteen female dental hygiene students (seven with episodic tension-type headache and seven who rarely or never experienced headache) wore an ambulatory electromyographic recorder and completed hourly subjective ratings of pain and negative affective states for six days while they carried out their normal daily activities. Three of the days were designated(More)
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