D R Spurrier

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This longitudinal study investigated the ultrasound appearance of the patellar tendon attachment to the tibia throughout puberty in young tennis players with and without Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD). Twenty-eight competitive players (17 boys), aged 10.6-15.3 years, had bilateral ultrasound imaging of the patellar tendon attachment to the tibia at baseline(More)
A 68-year-old white-skinned male fell head first into a fireplace while having a seizure. Extensive burns of the skull were sustained requiring removal of the necrotic bone. The patient had an underlying meningioma. Healing of the skull was obtained using a latissimus dorsi flap. After the scalp was completely healed, the meningioma was successfully(More)
A scheme for surgery in patients with avulsed roots is represented by a rat model whose left sciatic nerve was grafted upon the right sciatic nerve, the proximal end of the graft being introduced into the spinal cord white matter. Transcranial stimulation, EMG recording, HRP and histological studies proved that the communication between the brain and the(More)
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