Dallan Dargan

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We present a case of hypersensitivity to a breast implant in a 57-year old female with breast cancer and hypersensitivity to adhesive dressings. A mastectomy, axillary node clearance, latissimus dorsi flap and silicone implant-based reconstruction were performed. The mammary wound dehisced within three weeks and the implant required removal. No pus was(More)
A retrospective review of the use of the Dall-Miles plate for periprothetic femoral fractures was performed at our institution. Twenty-seven fractures around a hip replacement were fixed using a Dall-Miles plate within 34 months. The mean age at operation was 74 (33-90) years. Twenty fractures were Vancouver B1, two B2, and five type C. Mean follow-up was(More)
INTRODUCTION Pseudarthrosis of femoral neck stress fractures in young adults are associated with a high incidence of complications and revision surgery. The majority are treated urgently with closed reduction and internal fixation. PRESENTATION OF CASE We describe a displaced tension-type femoral neck fatigue fracture presenting late. Pseudarthrosis(More)
Study design:Retrospective cohort analysis with prospective follow-up.Objectives:To evaluate neurological and functional recovery following central cord syndrome.Setting:Northern Ireland, population 1.8 million.Methods:Twenty-seven cords were identified in 1 year. Five managed conservatively and 22 with surgery. American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA)(More)
INTRODUCTION Intracapsular femoral neck fractures remain associated with high rates of post-traumatic femoral head necrosis, non-union, and revision surgery. AIM Our aim was to identify factors associated with revision surgery in intracapsular femoral neck fractures treated with sliding hip screws (SHS) in adults aged <65 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION We report an extremely rare and challenging combination of congenital anomalies. Only five similar cases have been described in the English language medical literature to date. PRESENTATION OF CASE A male infant was born at 30(+5) weeks gestation by emergency caesarian section. Cervical spine rachischisis, shortened oesophagus, intrathoracic(More)
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