Helen Eva Segmueller

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In view of potential problems with metallic implants around the shoulder a bioabsorbable tact has been used in arthroscopic repair of labral lesions in the shoulder joint. We report on a consecutive series of 70 patients (71 shoulders) who had arthroscopic stabilization of Bankart lesions, SLAP lesions, and other labral detachments with the Suretac device.(More)
Increasing use of shoulder arthroscopy has caused developing awareness of the associated complications. A consecutive series of patients who had undergone arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder was reviewed. The overall incidence of a sensory deficit was 21 (7%) in 304 patients at 2 weeks after operation, and in approximately half (3.3%) of these patients(More)
Although conservative management with or without manipulation performed with the patient under anesthesia is the generally accepted treatment strategy for adhesive capsulitis, considerable interest is being shown in arthroscopic surgical procedures for this disorder. This study reviews the outcome of patients who underwent an arthroscopic release of the(More)
Operative stabilisation of mallet finger fractures is generally recommended in cases with more than one-third of the articular surface involved. Results of surgical stabilisation are often unsatisfying regarding anatomic reconstruction of the joint surface and mobility of the DIP joint. In a retrospective study we present the results of conservative(More)
We report a case of a histologically well differentiated, grade I, parosteal osteosarcoma of the distal ulna. The tumour's radiological and histological features are described, and the patient's course after wide en-bloc resection is detailed. Parosteal osteosarcoma is a rare low-grade malignant neoplasm. It belongs to the group of the osteosarcomas(More)
En mars 1989, une 6pid6mie de rougeole touchant les 6tudiants internes et externes ainsi que le personnel d'un 6tablissement scolaire priv6 en Suisse romande a 6t6 d6clar6e. Pour enrayer cette 6piddmie les autorit6s sanitaires cantonales ont rapidement organis6 deux journ6es de vaccination collective pour les 61~ves non prot6g6s contre cette maladie et mis(More)
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