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BACKGROUND Postoperative infection after posterior spondylodesis of thoracic and lumbal spine is the most common complication, and a reason for revision surgery. Aim of this work is to analyze rate of postoperative spine infections at our institution, and to determine eventual risk factors. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In our paper we analyze incidence of deep(More)
The aim of this study is to analyze the morphologic and functional change of human bone defect after its grafting with mixture of platelet gel and autologous cancellous bone. For one year, we have prospectively studied nine consecutive pa- tients, aged 25-73 y, with pseudoarthrosis of long bones, after unsuccessful initial surgeries. We have harvested can-(More)
AIM To analyze anatomic and kinematic characteristics of male and female knees in the sagittal plane. METHODS Ten healthy male and 10 healthy female participants performed extension of their right lower leg in non-weight bearing and weight bearing conditions. The centers of knee joint motion were obtained by videographic motion analysis, and radii of(More)
INTRODUCTION Acetabular fractures treatment represents a great controversy, challenge and dilemma for an orthopedic surgeon. AIM The aim of the paper was to present the results of treatment of 96 acetabular fractures in the Clinic of Traumatology Banja Luka, in the period from 2003 to 2013, as well as to raise awareness regarding the controversy in the(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To study a group of immigrants' experiences regarding interactions with primary health care through an interpreter. BACKGROUND Approximately, 230 million people are resettled outside of their own home country. Thus, more than 3% of the world's population are migrants. It is a major challenge for health care providers to satisfy(More)
INTRODUCTION The pelvis is the central part of the body that receives the weight from the vertebral column and transfers it to the lower extremities. It protects the internal organs with its specific structure and shape. OBJECTIVE The study aims to compare the clinical outcomes of emergency non-surgical and surgical treatment of such patients, to analyze(More)
The aim of this study is to mathematically approximate the shape of the femoral articulating line and compare radiuses of condylar curves within and between males and females. Ten male and ten female participants were included in the study. Radiuses of medial and lateral condylar curves were calculated from the side view knee X-ray by original mathematical(More)
Technological diseases are diseases of the modern era. Some are caused by occupational exposures, and are marked with direct professional relation, or the action of harmful effects in the workplace. Due to the increasing incidence of these diseases on specific workplaces which may be caused by one or more causal factors present in the workplace today, these(More)
The implantation of a bipolar partial hip endoprosthesis is a treatment of choice for displaced medial femoral neck fracture. We present an experimental study which asses and compare biomechanical and clinical status through period before and after hip fracture and implantation of bipolar partial hip endoprosthesis. This study encompassed 75 patients who(More)
The aim of this work is to measure clinically important dimensions of thoracic and lumbal vertebras. Charts of one-hundred and seventeen patients with implanted internal fixateur on the thoracic and lumbal spine between 01.01. 2008. and 31.3.2010. at the Department for Orthopedics and Traumatology, of the Sarajevo Clinical center were retrieved, and only 14(More)