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Avulsion fracture of the base of the second metacarpal is an unusual injury, and the cause in the few cases reported in the literature was a fall on a volarly flexed wrist. A case of this rare injury suffered in a sport related accident by a semiprofessional rugby player is reported. It was treated with open reduction and internal fixation after failure of(More)
Correspondence to: Mr Robert Din, 11 Southcote Road, Tufnell Park, London N19 5BJ. A 41 year old man presented after a road traffic accident. He was a motorcyclist travelling at 30 mph and was thrown from his motorcycle. Physical examination was unremarkable apart from a painful deformed right lower limb, with neurovascular structures intact. Radiography(More)
BACKGROUND The degree of carotid artery stenosis has traditionally been used as a marker of hemodynamic compromise and increased stroke risk. However, the hemodynamic effect of carotid atherosclerotic plaque length on cerebral blood flow has not previously been studied. OBJECTIVE To determine whether carotid plaque length, in addition to degree of(More)
We prospectively studied acute Achilles tendon rupture in patients over a two 2-year period and reviewed the causes, outcome and complications. There were 53 patients included with acute Achilles rupture with minimum follow up period of 6 months. We compared the outcomes including infection rate and Boyden score between the two groups repaired by(More)
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