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Long-term follow-up of the surgical management of neuropathic arthropathy of the spine.
It is recommended that Charcot spine well tolerated without skin, seating problems, or dysreflexia should be cautiously observed with conservative management and three-column stabilization with either combined anterior-posterior or all posterior approaches with anterior support to obtain and secure greater long-term stability. Expand
Health care system hazard vulnerability analysis: an assessment of all public hospitals in Abu Dhabi.
This article makes eight observations, including on the need for more accurate data; better hazard assessment capabilities; enhanced decontamination capacities; and the development of hospital-specific emergency management programmes, a hospital incident command system, and a centralised, dedicated regional disaster coordination centre. Expand
Ultrasound in sports medicine: relevance of emerging techniques to clinical care of athletes.
The applications of ultrasound in managing the clinical care of athletes have been expanding over the past decade and how these emerging techniques can impact the clinical management of athletes by sports medicine physicians is focused on. Expand
Update: Causes and symptoms of sudden cardiac death in young athletes
The causes of SCD, along with the symptoms preceding death, which ultimately may help refine the PPE and maximize the ability to detect potentially lethal disease prior to competition, are explored. Expand
Focused Physician‐Performed Echocardiography in Sports Medicine
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether sports medicine physicians can obtain accurate measurements of the aortic root in young athletes.
Case report: lower extremity deep vein thrombosis following an intense calf workout.
A high-performance athlete with hemoglobin SC who presented with asymmetric calf soreness after an intense calf workout was diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis of his right calf and presented with a number of sequelae of sickle cell disease: acute chest syndrome, avascular necrosis of the hips, and chronic kidney disease. Expand
Early Screening for Cardiovascular Abnormalities With Preparticipation Echocardiography
This study documents the first application of the Early Screening for Cardiovascular Abnormalities With Preparticipation Echocardiography protocol and uses case analysis to discuss the potential utility of portable sonography in screening. Expand
Aortic Root Disease in Athletes: Aortic Root Dilation, Anomalous Coronary Artery, Bicuspid Aortic Valve, and Marfan’s Syndrome
  • E. Yim
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • 15 May 2013
Many forms of aortic root disease afflict athletes and need to be appreciated by sports medicine practitioners because of their potential to lead to tragic but preventable deaths in an otherwise healthy population. Expand
Ultrasound in Athletes: Emerging Techniques in Point-of-Care Practice
Applications of ultrasound that hold promise as point-of-care diagnostics and therapeutic tools that can be used directly by clinicians to direct real-time management of athletes are highlighted. Expand
Focused Transthoracic Echocardiography by Sports Medicine Physicians
Whether sports medicine physicians can use portable echocardiography to obtain measurements pertinent to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is investigated. Expand