John Vincent McKenna

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Antegrade intramedullary nailing of fractures of the shaft of the humerus is reported to cause impairment of the shoulder joint. We have reviewed 33 patients with such fractures to assess how many had injuries to the ipsilateral shoulder. All had an MR scan of the shoulder within 11 days of injury. The unaffected shoulder was also scanned as a control.(More)
Hemiarthroplasty of the hip is a commonly performed procedure for subcapital neck of femur fractures. Dislocation of the hemiarthroplasty is a recognised but uncommon complication. Dislocations can be complicated by the uncoupling or dissociation of the femoral head component from the femoral stem. Dissociations are rare and require open reduction. We(More)
Purpose: Blind intra-articular injections (BIAI) of various joints are performed for diagnosis and treatments of different pathologies in sport medicine, rheumatology, general practice and orthopaedics. The gold standard for any joint injection is image guidance but studies have shown higher accuracy for BIAI. Objective of this study was to evaluate the(More)
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