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Bone cement implantation syndrome (BCIS) is poorly understood. It is an important cause of intraoperative mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing cemented hip arthroplasty and may also be seen in the postoperative period in a milder form causing hypoxia and confusion. Hip arthroplasty is becoming more common in an ageing population. The older patient(More)
The "S" Quattro has proved its value in the treatment of acute displaced comminuted intraarticular phalangeal fracture dislocations. We have used the system to treat five cases of chronic fracture-dislocation or subluxation of the PIP joint. At an average follow-up period of 16.4 months, there was a mean increase in the range of movement of the injured(More)
A postal survey within the North West Region (UK) revealed that 66% of the consultant orthopaedic surgeons did not use local anaesthesia routinely for carpal tunnel decompression. This prospective study was set up to assess the effectiveness, safety and patient tolerance of performing this procedure using local anaesthesia and upper arm tourniquet control.(More)
Endometriosis is a common problem in women in their reproductive years but is much less frequent in the postmenopausal state, with an incidence of around 2%. Malignant change in endometriotic deposits was first described by Sampson in 1925. Since then, the risk of malignant transformation has been well documented but continues to be a relatively rare(More)