Iván H Pacheco

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The results of 24 infected total knee arthroplasties (22 patients) that were treated by irrigation, debridement, and retention of the prosthetic components were prospectively studied. Strict criteria were used for the selection of this method of treatment. Patients had to be less than 30 days after index arthroplasty (postsurgical group) or had to have less(More)
OBJECTIVE To study clinical and laboratory factors in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) to identify subgroups at extraordinary risk for developing osteonecrosis. METHODS 31 of 103 (30%) patients with SLE had developed osteonecrosis. Patients were studied to identify clinical characteristics that differentiated patients with and without(More)
Various investigators have studied the prognostic influence of various demographic, laboratory, and radiographic parameters on outcome for different treatment methods for osteonecrosis of the femoral head. A cross sectional study was done of 52 patients (68 hips) who had a core decompression for Ficat and Arlet Stage III osteonecrosis of the femoral head.(More)
BACKGROUND Symptomatic Acromioclavicular (AC) dislocations have historically been surgically treated with Coracoclavicular (CC) ligament reconstruction with transfer of the Coracoacromial (CA) ligament. Tensioning the CA ligament is the key to success. METHODS Seventeen patients with chronic, symptomatic Type III AC joint or acute Type IV and V injuries(More)
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