Shashank Dattatraya Chitgopkar

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BACKGROUND To evaluate internal fixation by intramedullary Kirschner wires as a surgical technique in the treatment of femoral shaft fractures in children by a prospective study. METHODS 17 femoral shaft fractures at various levels in 16 children aged 2-15 years were treated by closed intramedullary Kirschner wiring under image intensifier control between(More)
Primary septic arthritis of the Acromio clavicular joint is an uncommon disorder and is rarely seen even in an immunocompromised individual. We report a case of primary septic arthritis of the acromio-clavicular (A-C) joint caused by Staphylococcus aureus without any predisposing factors. The patient was admitted with left shoulder pain, restricted(More)
Kocher described his method of reduction of anterior shoulder dislocation in German, which was misinterpreted. A new element of traction was added which causes considerable pain. We present our experience with the original method in reducing 12 anterior shoulder dislocations without using sedation or anaesthesia. The original method is gentle, painless and(More)
Elastic titanium nails are widely used for the established procedure of Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN), but are costly. Thirty-five diaphyseal fractures in various long bones in children were treated by flexible nailing using stainless steel Kirschner (K) wires. The results were comparable with reports by other authors using titanium nails and(More)
BACKGROUND Cervical disc replacement is becoming an increasingly popular treatment option for cervical myelopathy. It retains motion at the affected segment, unlike anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. The aim of this study is to assess the outcomes of a series of patients who underwent Activ C disc replacement for cervical myelopathy. MATERIALS AND(More)
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