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Complications of TRAM flap breast reconstruction in obese patients.
The records of 82 women who had undergone unilateral breast reconstruction with the transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center wereExpand
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Cutaneous malignancies: melanoma and nonmelanoma types.
This article reviews melanoma and nonmelanoma cutaneous malignancies.
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Transverse Carpal Ligament: Its Effect on Flexor Tendon Excursion, Morphologic Changes of the Carpal Canal, and on Pinch and Grip Strengths after Open Carpal Tunnel Release
&NA; A three‐part study is described that examines postoperative weakness after open carpal tunnel release and investigates the role of the transverse carpal ligament in the digital flexor pulleyExpand
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Clinical relevance of positive breast periprosthetic cultures without overt infection.
The true incidence of positive breast periprosthetic cultures in the absence of overt infection is not clearly established. We retrospectively reviewed data from 389 implants that were removed forExpand
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Basal joint osteoarthritis of the thumb: ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition versus hematoma distraction arthroplasty.
PURPOSE Thumb basilar osteoarthritis is common. Several surgical options exist. Studies have evaluated outcomes in separate cohorts but have not compared methods. Our study compared the functionalExpand
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Evaluation of results and treatment variables for pressure ulcers in 48 veteran spinal cord-injured patients.
This retrospective study of 48 spinal cord-injured patients with pressure ulcers seen at a tertiary referral Veterans Hospital spinal cord injury unit between 1992 and 1997 correlates a number ofExpand
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Treatment of acute neonatal vascular injuries--the utility of multiple interventions.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Vascular injuries in neonates are a rare complication of the varied invasive procedures performed in these small children. Unfortunately there remains a reluctance to repair theseExpand
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Sternal Wound Debridement and Muscle Flap Reconstruction: Functional Implications
The mortality rate for poststernotomy infection, which occurs in as many as 5% of median sternotomy incisions after cardiovascular surgery, was 37.5% until sternal debridement with muscle or omentalExpand
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Toe phalangeal grafts in congenital hand anomalies.
The results of 73 toe phalangeal grafts were reviewed in order to determine the effects of age and operative technique on subsequent growth of the transferred phalanx. Minimum length of follow-upExpand
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