Vaibhav Sahni

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We reviewed 100 adult patients who had a traumatic intracapsular femoral fracture internally fixed prior to 1998, with full clinical and radiological data available. End points were complete clinical and radiological union of the fracture, non-union, avascular necrosis or fixation failure. The incidence of non-union and avascular necrosis was found to be 13(More)
Thromboprophylaxis continues to be a contentious issue because of a lack of clear answers to pertinent questions. Hence, a survey is helpful in identifying current practices. A national survey in the UK in January 2004 investigated the use of thromboprophylaxis following fracture of the neck of the femur. Responses from 723/1648 (44%) orthopaedic(More)
AIMS The presentation of traumatic wounds is commonplace in the accident & emergency department. Often, these wounds need referral to specialist care, e.g. trauma & orthopaedic, plastic or maxillofacial surgeons. Documentation and communication of the size of the wound can influence management, e.g. Gustilo & Anderson classification of open fractures.(More)
The changing complexity of maxillofacial fractures in recent years has created a situation where classical systems of classification of maxillofacial injuries fall short of defining trauma particularly that observed with high-velocity collisions where more than one region of the maxillofacial skeleton is affected. Trauma scoring systems designed(More)
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