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Surgical management of sternoclavicular joint septic arthritis.
Introduction Infections of the sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) account for less than 1% of all joint infections. There are no standardized diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms defined in literature.Expand
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Effects of intake air temperature on combustion, performance and emission characteristics of a HCCI engine fueled with the blends of 20% n-heptane and 80% isooctane fuels
Abstract In this study, the effects of intake air temperature on the cylinder pressure, heat release rate, start of combustion, combustion duration, engine performance and exhaust emissions wereExpand
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The Great Auricular Nerve: Anatomical Study with Application to Nerve Grafting Procedures.
BACKGROUND When it comes to autogenous nerve grafting, the sural and great auricular nerve (GAN) are the 2 nerves predominately used for trigeminal and facial nerve repair. Arising from the secondExpand
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S2 Alar-Iliac Screw Insertion: Technical Note with Pictorial Guide.
BACKGROUND The S2 alar-iliac (S2AI) screw is a modification of the iliac fixation technique using the space between the neuroforamina of S1 and S2 as an insertion point to fix the sacrum to theExpand
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Is There an Optimal Wound Closure Technique for Major Posterior Spine Surgery? A Systematic Review
Study Design: Systematic review. Objectives: In patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion: (1) What are the types and risks of wound complications in major (≥3 levels) surgery, and does the riskExpand
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Does treadmill training with Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) impact the quality of life? A first case series in the United States
Abstract Introduction: Recently published studies show remarkable improvements in functional mobility after treadmill training with HAL® in patients with spinal cord injuries. The aim of this studyExpand
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Anatomical Study of the Extreme Lateral Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Application to Minimizing Injury to the Kidney
Objective Since the extreme lateral lumbar interbody fusion procedure was first reported by Ozgur in 2006, a large number of clinical studies have been published. Anatomical studies which exploreExpand
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Our current understanding of the lymphatics of the brain and spinal cord
The lymphatic system, segregated from the blood vascular system, is an essential anatomical route along which interstitial fluid, solutes, lipids, immune cells, and cellular debris, are conveyed.Expand
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Surgical Interventions for Advanced Parameningeal Rhabdomyosarcoma of Children and Adolescents
Owing to its rarity, rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck (HNRMS) has seldom been discussed in the literature. As most of the data is based only on the retrospective experiences of tertiaryExpand
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Contact Sports as a Risk Factor for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Systematic Review
Study Design: Systematic review. Introduction: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, ultimately resulting in paralysis and death. The condition is consideredExpand
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