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Diagnosis and Management of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: A Systematic Review and International Consensus
This work provides a systematic review of the literature from January 2003 to April 2014 pertaining to the incidence, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), andExpand
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Internal fixation compared with arthroplasty for displaced fractures of the femoral neck. A meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND The optimal choice for the stabilization of displaced femoral neck fractures remains controversial, with alternatives including arthroplasty and internal fixation. Our objective was toExpand
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An Observational Study of Orthopaedic Abstracts and Subsequent Full-Text Publications
Background: Research abstracts are frequently referenced in orthopaedic textbooks and influence orthopaedic care. However, little is known about the quality of information provided in the abstracts,Expand
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Barriers to Screening for Intimate Partner Violence
Background: Health care providers play a vital role in the detection of intimate partner violence among their patients. Despite the recommendations for routine intimate partner violence screening inExpand
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Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery: A Large, International, Prospective Cohort Study Establishing Diagnostic Criteria, Characteristics, Predictors, and 30-day Outcomes
Background:Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS) was defined as prognostically relevant myocardial injury due to ischemia that occurs during or within 30 days after noncardiac surgery.Expand
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Predictors of Functional Outcome Following Transsyndesmotic Screw Fixation of Ankle Fractures
Objective: Given the continued debate regarding syndesmotic screw fixation, we reviewed our institution's series of ankle syndesmotic screw insertions: 1) to examine technical aspects of syndesmoticExpand
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Fractures of the acetabulum in patients aged 60 years and older: an epidemiological and radiological study.
Using a prospective database of 1309 displaced acetabular fractures gathered between 1980 and 2007, we calculated the annual mean age and annual incidence of elderly patients > 60 years of ageExpand
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Meta-analysis of navigation vs conventional total knee arthroplasty.
Navigated total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is promoted as a means to improve limb and prosthesis alignment. This study involved a systematic review and meta-analysis for all randomized controlled trialsExpand
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Quality of care in for-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To compare quality of care in for-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies and randomised controlled trials investigatingExpand
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Effect of early surgery after hip fracture on mortality and complications: systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: Guidelines exist for the surgical treatment of hip fracture, but the effect of early surgery on mortality and other outcomes that are important for patients remains unclear. We conductedExpand
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