Colin R Andrews

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Postsplenectomy complications were reviewed among 420 patients with simple splenic injury, splenic plus multisystem trauma, elective splenectomy, incidental or accidental splenectomy, and those having splenectomy prior to renal transplantation. Complications not specifically related to splenectomy occurred postoperatively in 52 per cent and 41 per cent,(More)
The sick asplenic patient bears risk to infectious complications and mortality. That risk is not widely accepted since no specific syndrome is applicable to all asplenic patients who are ill. In order to determine outcome following splenectomy, 624 patients having simple splenic injury, splenic plus multisystem trauma, elective splenectomy, incidental or(More)
CASE During orthopaedic open reduction and internal fixation, early fatigue failure of a Mizuho OSI Orthopedic Trauma Table Top occurred. The patient fell toward the ground but was uninjured. A material failure characterized by a crack in the spar tube leading to complete table component separation was identified. To our knowledge, this report is the first(More)
BACKGROUND Double-strand lateral ulnar collateral ligament (LUCL) reconstruction is an effective treatment for posterolateral rotatory instability (PLRI) of the elbow, but anatomic landmarks for ulnar tunnel placement are often difficult to identify intraoperatively, which potentially can result in a nonanatomic LUCL reconstruction. This study investigated(More)
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