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The Relationship Between Sleep Disturbance and Functional Status in Mild Stroke Patients
Objective To investigate the sleep state of mild stroke patients and relationship between sleep disturbance and functional status. Methods A total of 80 acute stroke patients were enrolled in thisExpand
Influencing factors on CPAP adherence and anatomic characteristics of upper airway in OSA subjects
Abstract Although continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the most effective treatment modality, poor adherence still remains a problem for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment and there isExpand
Circumferential bone grafting around an absorbable gelatin sponge core reduced the amount of grafted bone in the induced membrane technique for critical-size defects of long bones.
OBJECTIVES The objectives of the study were to introduce a circumferential bone graft around an absorbable gelatin sponge core using an induced membrane technique, to assess its ability to reduce theExpand
Approaches and fixation of the posterolateral fracture fragment in tibial plateau fractures: a review with an emphasis on rim plating via modified anterolateral approach
PurposeTo review available approaches and fixation methods for posterolateral fracture fragment (PLF) in tibial plateau fracture, and to propose an algorithm to treat various types of plateauExpand
Antibiotic coated hinged threaded rods in the treatment of infected nonunions and intramedullary long bone infections.
INTRODUCTION Local delivery of high dose antibiotics in the form of antibiotic impregnated polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) cement beads or coated rods is commonly used in the management of long boneExpand
Comminuted inferior pole fracture of patella can be successfully treated with rim-plate-augmented separate vertical wiring
IntroductionWe present the surgical technique of rim-plate-augmented separate vertical wiring for comminuted inferior pole fracture of the patella and report the clinical outcomes.Materials andExpand
Hirayama Disease with Proximal Involvement
Hirayama disease is a slowly progressing benign motor neuron disease that affects the distal upper limb. A 29-year-old man visited the hospital with a 1-year history of weakened left proximal upperExpand
Locking attachment plate fixation around a well-fixed stem in periprosthetic femoral shaft fractures
IntroductionPeriprosthetic fractures are difficult to manage. Plating technique has been considered a reliable form of management of periprosthetic fractures with a well-fixed stem, but a dependableExpand
Provisional pin fixation can maintain reduction in A3 intertrochanteric fractures
A3 intertrochanteric fracture has a higher incidence of intraoperative re-displacement than A1 and 2. The authors have also experienced difficulty with maintenance of reduction in A3Expand