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During the past 2 years, we treated five patients with acral myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma at our institution. Four patients presented with a firm, painless mass in the hand that appeared over several months. One patient discovered a painless mass in his shoulder region. The five patients initially were diagnosed as having benign conditions and(More)
An anomalous origin of the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT) from the rotator cable has not been described in the orthopaedic surgery literature. This case report describes the intraoperative findings of this aberrant origin, found incidentally during diagnostic arthroscopy. The concept of the rotator cable and crescent is discussed, and a literature(More)
To determine the role of interleukin (IL)-6 in the increased ozone (O3)-induced inflammation and injury observed in obese vs. lean mice, lean wild-type and leptin-deficient obese (ob/ob) mice were injected with anti-IL-6 antibody (Ab) or isotype control Ab 24 h before exposure to either O3 (2 ppm for 3 h) or room air. Four or 24 h after O3 exposure,(More)
Digital radiography is becoming the standard of care for many hospitals and clinics worldwide. The introduction of this new standard has led to the development of arthroplasty templating software. We sought to compare our results using the standard acetate method with the new software method. Our digital preoperative plan was accurate to within 1 size in(More)
BACKGROUND The relationship between obesity and asthma remains inadequately defined. Studies about how obesity affects asthma control and lung function show conflicting results. Additional focus on the effect of age as a modifier may make clearer the interaction between obesity and asthma phenotype. We sought to use a diverse and well-phenotyped cohort of(More)
Patients will often perceive a change in lower limb length after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). From this observed finding, we asked how frequently does a change in limb length occur after TKA. Preoperative and postoperative full-length standing radiographs were obtained for 102 knees in 98 patients who underwent TKA. Digital radiography software was used(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether high BMI-percentile is associated with misdiagnosis of asthma among children referred to an asthma specialist. METHODS We queried the electronic records of children 8 to 18 years of age seen by a Nemours pediatric pulmonologist. All visits during a 6-year period with the chief complaint of asthma, or an asthma-like symptom(More)
UNLABELLED Acetabular dysplasia is a precursor to osteoarthritis of the hip, and it causes acute and degenerative injuries of soft tissue stabilizers. Traditional radiographic assessments of dysplasia are useful in moderate and severe dysplasia, but they have questionable reliability in mild dysplasia. Computed tomography (CT) reconstruction provides a(More)
A parapatellar approach disrupts the medial soft tissue stabilizers of the patella. We hypothesized that soft tissue realignment during arthrotomy closure of native cadaveric knees influences patellar kinematics leading to decreased range of motion. Parapatellar arthrotomy was performed in seven native human cadaveric knees that did not contain arthroplasty(More)
The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that overstuffing the patellofemoral joint during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) would decrease passive knee flexion and alter patellar kinematics during knee flexion. Ten cadaveric knees were implanted with cruciate-retaining TKAs, and the patellofemoral joint was overstuffed in 2-mm increments with(More)