Scott Sigman

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to evaluate the feasibility of Norian SRS bone cement injected percutaneously into a distal radius following reduction in both preventing loss of reduction as well as safety. DESIGN The study was a prospective clinical study with an established protocol. SETTING The study was conducted at the Massachusetts General(More)
  • S J Sigman
  • 1985
This article develops a perspective for studying conversational behavior in geriatric institutions. The discussion first considers why conversation is a theoretically significant focus for communications researchers concerned with the aged, and then the article presents data from ethnographic studies of two nursing facilities. Symbolic interactionism(More)
  • S J Sigman
  • 1985
A perspective for studying institutional procedures for assigning incoming patients to available wards, and for transferring patients between and among wards, is developed. Ethnographic data collected in one extended-care facility are presented. Staff-patient and patient-patient interactions surrounding ward assignments and transfers are discussed.
PURPOSE To histologically evaluate biopsy specimens from patients who previously underwent rotator cuff repair augmented with a highly porous collagen implant. METHODS Biopsies of collagen implant/host-tissue constructs were obtained from 7 patients undergoing a second arthroscopic procedure at various time periods (5 weeks to 6 months) after arthroscopic(More)
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