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The results of 163 Achilles tendon ruptures treated by a minimally invasive surgical technique and functional aftertreatment.
BACKGROUND There is still controversy regarding the optimal surgical technique and post-operative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures. We evaluated a treatment protocol for Achilles tendonExpand
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Nuclear medicine imaging of posttraumatic osteomyelitis
IntroductionEarly recognition of a possible infection and therefore a prompt and accurate diagnostic strategy is essential for a successful treatment of posttraumatic osteomyelitis (PTO). However, atExpand
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Diagnosing Fracture-Related Infection: Current Concepts and Recommendations
Summary: Fracture-related infection (FRI) is a severe complication after bone injury and can pose a serious diagnostic challenge. Overall, there is a limited amount of scientific evidence regardingExpand
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Accuracy of diagnostic imaging modalities for peripheral post-traumatic osteomyelitis – a systematic review of the recent literature
AimsPost-traumatic osteomyelitis (PTO) is difficult to diagnose and there is no consensus on the best imaging strategy. The aim of this study is to present a systematic review of the recentExpand
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Brodie's Abscess: A Systematic Review of Reported Cases
Introduction: Brodie's abscess is a form of osteomyelitis. Since its first appearance in the medical literature in 1832, numerous cases have been described. The aim of this article is to provide theExpand
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High diagnostic accuracy of white blood cell scintigraphy for fracture related infections: Results of a large retrospective single-center study.
INTRODUCTION White blood cell (WBC) scintigraphy for diagnosing fracture-related infections (FRIs) has only been investigated in small patient series. Aims of this study were (1) to establish theExpand
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Accuracy of Tissue and Sonication Fluid Sampling for the Diagnosis of Fracture-Related Infection: A Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal
Introduction: Intraoperatively obtained peri-implant tissue cultures remain the standard for diagnosis of fracture-related infection (FRI), although culture-negative cases may complicate treatmentExpand
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Prevention of pelvic sepsis in major open pelviperineal injury.
Compound pelvic fractures are deemed to be one of the most severe orthopaedic injuries with an extremely high morbidity and mortality. After the initial resuscitation phase the prevention of pelvicExpand
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Diagnostic accuracy of serum inflammatory markers in late fracture‐related infection: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META‐ANALYSIS
Aims To assess the diagnostic value of C‐reactive protein (CRP), leucocyte count (LC), and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in late fracture‐related infection (FRI). Materials and Methods PubMed,Expand
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Limited Predictive Value of Serum Inflammatory Markers for Diagnosing Fracture-Related Infections: results of a large retrospective multicenter cohort study
Introduction: Diagnosing Fracture-Related Infections (FRI) based on clinical symptoms alone can be challenging and additional diagnostic tools such as serum inflammatory markers are often utilized.Expand
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