Ildeu Afonso de Almeida Filho

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Inherited epidermolysis bullosa is a rare disease characterised by mechanical fragility of the skin when under insignificant stress. The main consequences of epidermolysis bullosa, mainly the dystrophic type, despite pseudosyndactyly, are joint contractures and deformities in hands and feet. In this study, we describe our experience treating patients(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Arthroscopy for shoulder disorders is associated with severe and difficult to control pain, postoperatively. The addition of clonidine to local anesthetics for peripheral nerve block has become increasingly common, thanks to the potential ability of this drug to reduce the mass of local anesthetic required and to prolonging(More)
OBJECTIVE To clinically and radiologically evaluate patients who underwent arthroscopic surgical treatment for anterior shoulder instability by means of the Bankart technique, using metal anchors. METHODS This was a retrospective study on 49 patients who underwent arthroscopic repair of anterior shoulder instability between 2002 and 2007. The patients(More)
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