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The glenoid in shoulder arthroplasty.
Total shoulder arthroplasty is a common treatment for glenohumeral arthritis. One of the most common failure modes of total shoulder arthroplasty is glenoid loosening, causing postoperative pain,Expand
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Continuous Passive Motion after Repair of the Rotator Cuff. A Prospective Outcome Study*
Despite the apparent success of continuous passive motion after soft-tissue procedures or joint replacements, its effect after repair of the rotator cuff is still unknown. The purpose of thisExpand
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An evaluation of the relationships between reverse shoulder design parameters and range of motion, impingement, and stability.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of reverse shoulder design parameters on performance. METHODS A computer analysis was conducted on the Grammont reverse shoulder toExpand
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Metal levels in cemented total hip arthroplasty. A comparison of well-fixed and loose implants.
In a prospective study, synovial fluid metal levels from stainless steel, cobalt-chromium, and titanium-alloy cemented total hip implants were measured. There were 37 well-fixed and 44 loose hipExpand
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Biomechanical comparison of contemporary clavicle fixation devices.
PURPOSE Because recent studies have shown that malunited or nonunited clavicle fractures treated nonsurgically have poor outcomes, early fixation of certain clavicle shaft fractures usingExpand
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Volar versus dorsal fixed-angle fixation of dorsally unstable extra-articular distal radius fractures: a biomechanic study.
PURPOSE To evaluate and compare the biomechanic rigidity and strength of 3 fixed-angle plates used to treat extra-articular distal radius fractures that are dorsally unstable. Volar fixed-angleExpand
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Operative Treatment of Spinal Fractures with the AO Internal Fixator
A multicentered prospective trial to investigate the usefulness of the AO spinal internal fixator for the treatment of thoracolumbar fractures and fracture—dislocations was undertaken. This pedicleExpand
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The Arthroscopic Evaluation and Characteristics of Severe Polyethylene Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Four hundred eighty-seven porous-coated anatomic (PCA) total arthroplasties were performed by the same surgeon between January 1982 and December 1989. Forty-three patients developed an effusion,Expand
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Stability of the lumbar spine after intradiscal electrothermal therapy.
OBJECTIVE To assess the stability of the human lumbar cadaveric spinal motion segment before and after treatment with intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET). DESIGN An in vitro biomechanicExpand
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Achilles tendon repair: Achillon system vs. Krackow suture: an anatomic in vitro biomechanical study.
BACKGROUND Limited open repairs of acutely ruptured Achilles tendon, using the Achillon device, are becoming a frequently used method of treatment. To date there are no biomechanical studiesExpand
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