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Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 for Treatment of Open Tibial Fractures: A Prospective, Controlled, Randomized Study of Four Hundred and Fifty Patients
Background: The treatment of open fractures of the tibial shaft is often complicated by delayed union and nonunion. The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the use ofExpand
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Meniscal allograft transplantation: long-term clinical results with radiological and magnetic resonance imaging correlations
Long-term data on the clinical outcome and the fate of the meniscus allograft after transplantation are scarce. In this study we present the clinical, radiological and MRI outcome of the meniscusExpand
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Meniscus allograft transplantation: a current concepts review
Meniscus allotransplantation represents the biological solution for the symptomatic, meniscus-deficient patient who has not developed advanced osteoarthritis. A growing body of evidence suggests thatExpand
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Trochleoplasty in dysplastic knee trochlea
In patients complaining of recurrent patellar dislocations or persistent retropatellar pain due to a dysplastic femoral trochlea, we perform a Henri Dejour trochleoplasty. In this technique theExpand
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The Oxford unicompartmental knee prosthesis: an independent 10-year survival analysis
One hundred forty-nine medial prostheses were implanted in 140 patients between 1988 and 1996. After a mean of 67 months 28 patients had died, without the need for revision. Seventeen prostheses wereExpand
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Functional Recovery after a Reverse Prosthesis for Reconstruction of the Proximal Humerus in Tumor Surgery
An alternative treatment for primary bone tumors of the proximal humerus was assessed. Four patients, who made full functional recovery after complete resection of the proximal humerus inclusive ofExpand
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Reconstruction of massive rotator cuff lesions with a synthetic interposition graft: a prospective study of 41 patients
In the present prospective study, we report about our experience with massive rotator cuff tears treated by means of a nonresorbable transosseously fixated patch combined with subacromialExpand
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Exogenously Administered Substance P and Neutral Endopeptidase Inhibitors Stimulate Fibroblast Proliferation, Angiogenesis and Collagen Organization during Achilles Tendon Healing
Background: In the last few years much research has been conducted in methods to promote tendon healing. The aim of this study was to determine if the healing process after operative repair of ratExpand
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Glenohumeral relationship in the transverse plane of the body.
Reconstruction of a normal glenohumeral relationship is desirable for a successful arthroplasty. Double-contrast computed tomography was performed on 49 healthy shoulders in young volunteers. ForExpand
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Harvest and conservation of meniscal allografts
  • R. Verdonk, D. Kohn
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in…
  • 1 June 1999
Meniscal allografts can be harvested and preserved in different ways. A technique for harvesting and conserving viable allografts is described. The meniscus should be harvested within 12 h after theExpand
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