Rehan Siddiqi

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CONTEXT Lesions of the anterior interosseous nerve are rare and comprise less than 1% of all upper extremity nerve palsies. Traumatic causes include blunt trauma, forearm fractures, penetrating injury and local pressure from a plaster cast, but has never before been described in association with crutch use. This is the first reported case of the use of(More)
Traditional mattress sutures prove difficult to remove when the knot becomes buried in swollen tissue. We describe a suture with the benefits of a mattress suture that can be removed more easily: 1. Starting on the 'near-side', cross the wound twice as per a regular horizontal mattress suture, leaving the loop proud. 2. Pass one free end through the loop(More)
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