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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of home versus in-hospital exercise (under supervision) programmes on hip strength, gait speed and cadence in patients with total hip arthroplasty at least one year after operation. SETTING Physical therapy and rehabilitation department. SUBJECTS Twenty-six patients who had had a total hip arthroplasty operation 12-24(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the utility of Tc-99m human polyclonal immunoglobulin G (HIG) scintigraphy for evaluating the efficacy of yttrium-90 (Y-90) silicate therapy in rheumatoid knee synovitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen patients (13 women, 2 men; mean age, 53.5 +/- 8.4 years) with rheumatoid arthritis had radionuclide(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare Tc-99m human immunoglobulin (HIG) and three-phase Tc-99m MDP bone scintigraphy for the assessment of the efficacy of Y-90 silicate therapy in rheumatoid knee synovitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen patients with rheumatoid arthritis and chronic persistent synovitis in 23 knee joints had radionuclide(More)
The ophthalmo-acromelic syndrome of Waardenburg is an autosomal recessive trait comprising eye malformations ranging from true anophthalmia to mild microphthalmia with acromelic malformations. Some 29 affected individuals have been reported since Waardenburg's first report in 1935 [Waardenburg et al., 1961]. We report on a new case with bilateral(More)
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