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The diagnosis of an osteoid osteoma in the proximal phalanx of the right index finger was suggested by the patient's history and the initial radiographs. The diagnosis was histologically confirmed postoperatively. One year later, however, persistent symptoms and typical radiographic findings, again suggested the presence of an osteoid osteoma. Subsequent en(More)
Paraplegia means a live long sentence of sensory loss, paralysis and dependence with approximately 1000 new victims in every European country every year and 11.500 new traumatic SCI cases in the US. respectively. Sixty percent are injured before age 30. More than 90% of SCI victims may survive with nearly normal experience of live. Most patients will(More)
Modic I vertebral end-plate signal changes detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are associated with chronic low back pain. Typically, Modic I signal changes in untreated patients switch to non-Modic I signal changes within 3 years, which reflect spontaneous healing. Recent findings suggest that Modic I signal changes may be related to local(More)
In order to determine the value and the role of real time B mode ultrasound imaging (USI) in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower limbs, it was compared to bilateral contrast ascending venography used as a standard of reference, prospectively and systematically on 430 patients suspected of having DVT or pulmonary embolism. A total of 854(More)
11 patients with Decoulx stage III Kienböck's disease with rotatory subluxation of the scaphoid were treated with scapho-trapezo-trapezoid arthrodesis. The associated procedures were lunate implant resection arthroplasty in 6 cases, lunate resection in 3 cases, shortening of the radius in 1 case. The average follow-up was 40 months (12 to 84 months). There(More)
Echocardiography evaluates the severity of acute pulmonary embolism from its repercussions on haemodynamics. However, many authors have reported the discovery of thrombosis in the right heart cavities of patients with acute pulmonary embolism. In order to assess the frequency of intracavitary thrombosis and to evaluate the practical problems it raises, we(More)