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Classification, treatment, and outcome of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum.
BACKGROUND Indications for the treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum have remained unclear. The aims of this study were to analyze the outcomes and to determine the mostExpand
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Transfer of latissimus dorsi for irreparable rotator-cuff tears.
We treated 12 shoulders in ten patients with irreparable rotator-cuff tears by transfer of the latissimus dorsi. There were nine men and one woman. Their average age was 64.0 years and the averageExpand
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Long-term results of surgical treatment of thumb polydactyly.
One hundred thirteen hands exhibiting thumb polydactyly were treated and followed up for an average of 49 months. Of these, 109 hands were treated by resection of a supernumerary hypoplastic thumb.Expand
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Long term outcome of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum.
Long term outcome of osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum was determined for 53 patients. The average age of the patients at the time of treatment was 16.6 years (range, 10-34 years).Expand
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Prognostic value of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has been identified as the substance that increases the permeability and proliferation of vascular endothelial cells. We examined the clinical significanceExpand
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Nonoperative Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Humeral Capitellum
We examined 24 patients with osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum to determine the results of nonoperative treatment. The average age of the patients at the initial examination wasExpand
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Congenital radio-ulnar synostosis: compensatory rotation around the wrist and rotation osteotomy.
In order to make clear the clinical features of congenital radio-ulnar synostosis, compensatory rotation around the wrist and functional results after rotation osteotomy, 40 cases of congenitalExpand
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Toll-like receptors and their adaptors are regulated in macrophages after phagocytosis of lipopolysaccharide-coated titanium particles.
Macrophages phagocytose metallic wear particles and produce mediators, which can induce cellular host response and aseptic implant loosening. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) on the wear debris can stimulateExpand
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Ultrasonographic Assessment of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament and Medial Elbow Laxity in College Baseball Players
Background: The prevalence of medial elbow instability is high in athletes who throw, such as baseball players. The aim of this study was to assess the medial aspect of the elbow with ultrasonographyExpand
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Messenger ribonucleic acid expression of 16 matrix metalloproteinases in bone-implant interface tissues of loose artificial hip joints.
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) have been reported to be the major factors responsible for aseptic loosening of artificial hip joints. So far, messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) expression patternsExpand
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