Istvan J Mersich

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BACKGROUND The uncemented Nottingham Total Shoulder Replacement prosthesis system (Nottingham TSR) was developed from the previous BioModular shoulder prosthesis taking into consideration the causes of the initial implant's failure. We investigated the impact of changes in the design of Nottingham TSR prosthesis on its survivorship rate. METHODS(More)
The results of 90 primary Putti-Platt operations were studied with an average follow-up of 9 years. Seventy of the patients underwent a clinical examination, a functional assessment, and radiologic examination and completed a questionnaire. Twenty patients completed only the questionnaire. The redislocation rate was 9%. Eleven percent of the patients had(More)
A 25-year-old man severely injured his left elbow and lost his right hand in a gas explosion. The left forearm fracture was plated, the elbow debrided, an external fixator was applied, and the skin defect closed using local flaps and a split skin graft. Six months later the elbow was immobile due to an intra-articular fibrosis; a fully constrained hinged(More)
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