Karunakar Veravalli

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OBJECTIVE The aims of the current study were to determine whether pre-operative urinary tract infections in patients presenting acutely with neck of femur fractures resulted in a delay to surgery and whether such patients were at increased risk of developing post-operative surgical site infections. DESIGN A retrospective review of all patients presenting(More)
JRSM Open is an online-only, peer-reviewed, open access companion journal to JRSM. JRSM Open was launched in June 2010 and is rapidly developing into a leading international online resource of clinical papers, reviews and case reports on all aspects of improving patient care. As with other open access journals, authors are required to pay a small fee for(More)
Seventy-four Miller-Galante unicompartmental knee arthroplasty procedures were performed in 69 patients between 1990 and 2003. All patients underwent regular prospective clinical and radiological followup. Their average age at the time of surgery was 63.9 years (range: 47-80 years). Seventeen patients died during the period of follow-up. At a mean of 10.7(More)
BACKGROUND The association of patellar and trochlear anomalies resulting in isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis has often been postulated but rarely studied. The purpose of this study was to examine the association of patellofemoral dysplasia, specifically trochlear anomalies, which are a cause for degenerative disease and may result in a worse outcome(More)
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