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PURPOSE To determine correlation between metal hypersensitivity and long-term foot and ankle function and pain after internal fixation using stainless steel implants. METHODS 60 men and 46 women (mean age, 47 years) who underwent internal fixation for ankle fractures completed a questionnaire 13 to 38 (mean, 26) months after surgery to assess their(More)
BACKGROUND Previous reviews of the diagnostic performances of physical tests of the hip in orthopedics have drawn limited conclusions because of the low to moderate quality of primary studies published in the literature. This systematic review aims to build on these reviews by assessing a broad range of hip pathologies, and employing a more selective(More)
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