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A severe inversion injury of the ankle caused complete rupture of the lateral ligament complex and an associated wound. Prompt surgical repair led to a satisfactory outcome with this rare injury.
BACKGROUND Arthroscopic Bankart repair emerged in the 1990s as a minimally invasive alternative to open repair. The optimal technique of surgical stabilization of the unstable glenohumeral joint remains controversial. HYPOTHESIS A review of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) data would show a trend toward an increasing number of arthroscopic… (More)
An adult male with cerebral palsy was admitted to our institution with a massive prepatellar bursa. The condition resulted from the patient's use of crawling as a means of household ambulation. The bursa had become infected secondarily, prompting him to seek medical attention. The bursa was excised in its entirety, allowing for relief of his symptoms. The… (More)
Osteoarthritic (OA) knee pain can be successfully treated with hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc, Sanofi Biosurgery, Cambridge, MA) with few local adverse events. However, a few studies have identified hyaluronate positive (HA+) granulomas in the synovial tissue of patients treated with hylan G-F 20 raising the question of their relationship and clinical significance.… (More)
Dear Colleague: Precise measurements and clear identifi cation of bony landmarks are key to successful orthopedic surgery. The use of computer-assisted navigation, especially in minimally invasive surgery, maintains clear visibility during procedures, allowing the surgeon to obtain accurate measurements necessary for positioning implants in total hip… (More)
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has introduced far-reaching changes to the educational requirements for postgraduate trainees over the past 15 years. These steps were taken to improve the quality of education and to enhance patient safety. This symposium will explore the design and implementation of these changes and determine if… (More)