Edwin Mirzabeigi

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The purpose of this study was to selectively challenge the vastus medialis oblique muscle in comparison with the vastus lateralis, the vastus intermedius, and the vastus medialis longus muscles by performing nine sets of strengthening exercises. These knee rehabilitation exercise included isometric knee extension with the hip at neutral, 30 degrees(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine the angle off the perpendicular to the lateral calcaneal wall at which a screw would need to be angled to avoid entering the subtalar joint medially. It also determined the distance inferior to the articular surface at which a screw would need to be placed to avoid that penetration if the screw was placed(More)
Patients with a fracture of the proximal femur are at high risk for thromboembolic complications necessitating some form of preoperative and postoperative thromboembolic prophylaxis. Despite the knowledge that patients with a proximal femur fracture are at particularly high risk for both deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, there is no consensus(More)
One-lung ventilation is used during a variety of cardiac, thoracic, and major vascular procedures. Endobronchial tubes, bronchial blockers, and occasionally, single-lumen tubes are used to isolate the lungs. Patients with difficult airways and pediatric patients provide special challenges for lung isolation. Finally, intraoperative hypoxia and hypercarbia(More)
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