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Preliminary clinical and radiographic results with the Fixion intramedullary nail: an inflatable self-locking system for long bone fractures
Abstract We present a new inflatable self-locking intramedullary nailing system for the treatment of long bone fractures. The features of this system and the advantages of the technique include:Expand
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Expandable intramedullary nailing and platelet rich plasma to treat long bone non-unions
BackgroundRoentgenographic and functional outcomes of expandable self locking intramedullary nailing and platelet rich plasma (PRP) gel in the treatment of long bone non-unions are reported.MaterialsExpand
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EuroSCORE II versus additive and logistic EuroSCORE in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
The aim of the present study was to externally validate the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) II (ESII) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)Expand
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Outcomes of major complications after robotic anatomic pulmonary resection.
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of robust clinical data on major postoperative complications following robotic-assisted resection for primary lung cancer. This study assessed the incidence and outcomesExpand
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Minimally invasive valve sparing aortic root replacement (David procedure) is safe
Objectives: Even though minimally invasive cardiac surgery may reduce morbidity, this approach is not routinely performed for aortic root replacements. The purpose of this pilot study was to assessExpand
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Macroamylasemia in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma
We report a rare case of a patient with multiple myeloma who developed hyperamylasemia not associated to hyperamylasuria and without symptoms of pancreatic or salivary disease. This conditionExpand
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The Fixion expandable stem hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fracture: technical features and pilot study
BackgroundManagement of displaced femoral neck fracture in elderly patients is challenging due to the patient’s high risk profile, poor quality bone stock and muscle weakness.Materials andExpand
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Nodal upstaging robotic lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer
Nodal upstaging takes place when unsuspected lymph node metastases are detected by pathological evaluation, after surgical treatment for non-small cell lung cancer. In early stages non-small cellExpand
Robotic thoracic surgery, the age of majority
From its first application in the thoracic field, almost 20 years ago, robotic surgery has been characterized by many changes and improvements. The sequence of technological innovations in surgery,Expand