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Pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ropivacaine continuous wound instillation after joint replacement surgery.
BACKGROUND As continuous wound instillation with local anaesthetic has not been evaluated after hip/knee arthroplasties, our study was designed to determine whether this technique could enhanceExpand
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Visual Analog Scales for Interpretation of Back and Leg Pain Intensity in Patients Operated for Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disorders
Study Design. A prospective observational study of visual analog scale (VAS) scores for pain in patients operated at one institution within the framework of a national registry. Objective. ToExpand
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Italian Version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (dash) Questionnaire. Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation
An Italian version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire has been devised and its reliability and validity have been assessed in a cross-sectional study of 108Expand
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The Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy of Ropivacaine Continuous Wound Instillation After Spine Fusion Surgery
Because local anesthetic continuous wound instillation has not been evaluated after spine fusion surgery, we designed this study to determine whether this technique could enhance analgesia andExpand
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Italian version of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form: cross-cultural adaptation and validation.
PURPOSE Patient-oriented measures, represented by self-administered questionnaires, have become an important aspect of clinical outcome assessment. To be used with different language groups and inExpand
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Patient Outcomes After Harrington Instrumentation for Idiopathic Scoliosis: A 15- to 28-Year Evaluation
Study Design. A retrospective study was performed, using the Short Form-36 Health Survey and the Roland and Morris Disability Questionnaire, to investigate patient outcomes after fusion forExpand
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SF-36 scores in degenerative lumbar spine disorders: Analysis of prospective data from 451 patients
Background When using Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in assessing outcomes of treatment, normative data for different diagnoses are needed to allow cross-comparisons of existing and futureExpand
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Development of the Italian Version of the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI-I): A Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Reliability, and Validity Study
Study Design. Evaluation of the psychometric properties of a translated, culturally adapted questionnaire. Objective. Translating, culturally adapting, and validating the Italian version of theExpand
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Outcome assessment in lumbar spine surgery
  • G. Zanoli
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  • Acta orthopaedica. Supplementum
  • 1 January 2005
BACKGROUND There is no consensus regarding outcomes assessment in spine patients. When using Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in assessing outcomes of treatment, normative data for differentExpand
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Arthroscopic Debridement Versus Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection: A Prospective, Randomized, Comparative Study of Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis With a Nearly 2-Year Follow-Up.
PURPOSE The purpose of this prospective, randomized study was to compare the efficacy of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and arthroscopic lateral release in treating chronic lateralExpand
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