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Suction drainage of orthopaedic wounds.
Suction drainage, using silicone rubber catheters, is suggested as a method to provide more complete drainage of orthopaedic wounds. A series of 100 cases has been analyzed. It is our impression thatExpand
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Peripheral neuropathies following total hip arthroplasty.
The authors reviewed the complication records following total hip arthroplasty at their institution between January 1976 and July 1989. Forty-two patients (12 men and 30 women) with 45 neurologicExpand
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Adjuvant arterial embolization in the treatment of benign primary bone tumors in children.
This report presents an initial clinical experience with arterial embolization as adjuvent therapy in the surgical treatment of selected benign primary bone tumors in childhood. Embolization wasExpand
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Evaluation of sciatic nerve compromise during total hip arthroplasty.
Sciatic nerve function was monitored intraoperatively by somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) in 50 patients during total hip arthroplasty. There were 12 instances of temporary nerve compromise inExpand
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Abductor muscle performance in total hip arthroplasty with and without trochanteric osteotomy. Radiographic and mechanical analyses.
Total hip arthroplasty was performed for unilateral hip disease in 26 patients with trochanteric osteotomy (TS) and 27 patients without osteotomy (NS). Early postoperative recovery of function, pain,Expand
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Muscle and Plasma Amino Acids after Injury: Hypocaloric Glucose vs. Amino Acid Infusion
This study examines the effect of three different hypocaloric diets on the patterns of muscle and plasma amino acids in patients undergoing total hip replacement. Group I (seven patients) received 90Expand
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Systemic and local complications following low-friction arthroplasty of the hip joint. A study of 800 consecutive operations.
At the New York Orthopaedic Hospital, a study was made of postoperative complications in 800 consecutive total hip replacements of the Charnley low-friction arthroplasty type. Specially designedExpand
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The use of somatosensory evoked potential during revision or reoperation for total hip arthroplasty.
Somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) was used to continuously monitor the sciatic nerve intraoperatively during revision or reoperation for total hip arthroplasty. Of 25 cases monitored, eightExpand
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Replacement of the femoral head by Judet or Austin Moore prosthesis.
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The effect of anticoagulant therapy on bone repair.
1. Twenty-six control and twenty-six experimental animals were studied. 2. In the control rabbits bony union occurred in four weeks; in the control dogs it occurred in six weeks. 3. When theExpand
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