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Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) for the treatment of osteomyelitis: evaluation of efficacy, tolerance and cost
Objectives: To evaluate the feasibility, efficacy, and cost of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) in the treatment of osteomyelitis.
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Combined injuries in the upper cervical spine: clinical and epidemiological data over a 14-year period
Abstract Concomitant traumatic injuries in the upper cervical spine are often encountered and rarely reported. We examined the data concerning 784 patients with cervical spine injuries followingExpand
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Reappraisal of pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a report of 86 cases with particular reference to the rate of pancreatic fistulation.
OBJECTIVE To report our experience of 86 patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy followed by pancreaticojejunostomy, paying particular attention to the rate of fistulation. DESIGNExpand
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Effects of freezing on the biomechanics of the intervertebral disc
SummaryStorage of anatomic specimens is possible only if there is a reliable method for preservation of the tissues. The establishment of such a procedure is thus of twofold importance: clinicalExpand
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The value of suction drainage fluid culture during aseptic and septic orthopedic surgery: a prospective study of 901 patients.
There are no guidelines on the value of suction drainage fluid culture (SDC), and it is difficult to determine whether the organisms cultured from suction drainage fluid samples are pathogenic orExpand
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Effects of freezing on the biomechanics of the intervertebral disc
Storage of anatomic specimens is possible only if there is a reliable method for preservation of the tissues. The establishment of such a procedure is thus of twofold importance: clinicalExpand
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[MacFarland fractures. A series of 24 cases].
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY MacFarland fracture is a joint fracture of the ankle in children. The fracture line passes through the medial part of the lower epiphyseal disk of the tibia. Prognosis isExpand
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CONTRIBUTION OF 99MTC HMPOA LABELLED LEUKOCYTE SCINTIGRAPHY FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF BONE AND JOINT INFECTIONS
Purpose: The diagnosis of chronic bone and joint infections, particularly in patients with implants, can be a difficult task. Among the clinical and laboratory tests proposed for the diagnosis ofExpand