Samúel Lefever

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The percutaneous compression plate (PCCP) is a new implant for the minimally invasive treatment of pertrochanteric hip fractures that might reduce blood loss, wound problems and prevent devascularization of bone fragments. A quicker operation with minimal blood loss is better in the older patients. We performed a prospective, randomized clinical trial to(More)
BACKGROUND The PerCutaneous Compression Plate (PCCP) was developed by Gotfried (Israel, Haifa) for minimal-approach osteosynthesis of pertrochanteric fractures. METHODS One hundred fifteen patients, aged 60 or more, with intertrochanteric fractures (AO type 31A1 or 31A2) were selected randomly for fixation with either the PCCP (53 patients) or the Dynamic(More)
In this paper the focus will be on teachers, information and communication technology and how it relates to their teaching. The study described in this paper is one part of a three-year project that started in the autumn of 2002 in Iceland. The use of the Internet by teachers is quite common; as a source for teaching materials, for receiving student(More)
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