David J . Kolessar

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The Prevention of Orthopaedic Implant Infection in Patients Undergoing Dental Procedures evidence-based clinical practice guideline was codeveloped by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Dental Association. This guideline replaces the previous AAOS Information Statement, "Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Bacteremia in Patients With(More)
Because vertebral endplates above T5 are not consistently seen on standard lateral radiographs, we assessed the reliability of measuring from T5 to T12 to detect abnormal kyphosis in children. Sixty-nine subjects were included, with 43 normal controls. Propst-Proctor and Bleck reported the normal measurement of T5-T12 to be between 20 and 33 degrees. All 69(More)
Bilateral posterior hip dislocations with femoral head fractures are rare. We report the case of a 71-year-old woman who was an unrestrained driver involved in a head-on motor vehicle collision. The right hip was stable after reduction, while the left hip was felt to be unstable. Bilateral bipolar endoprostheses were inserted via standard posterior(More)
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