Zenia E. Cortes

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The posterior bone block procedure is an uncommon surgical procedure used in the treatment of posterior shoulder instability. The purpose of this study is to report the results of the posterior bone block procedure in the treatment of posterior shoulder instability. We retrospectively reviewed 21 shoulders that had undergone a posterior bone block procedure(More)
Tendon injury frequently results in the formation of adhesions that reduce joint range of motion. To study the cellular, molecular, and biomechanical events involved in intrasynovial tendon healing and adhesion formation, we developed a murine flexor tendon healing model in which the flexor digitorum longus (FDL) tendon of C57BL/6 mice was transected and(More)
BACKGROUND Reports of shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of fixed glenohumeral dislocation are rare. The purpose of this study was to analyze the results following shoulder arthroplasty in patients with a fixed anterior shoulder dislocation. METHODS Eleven patients were evaluated at a minimum of twenty-four months after they underwent an arthroplasty(More)
Traumatic dislocation of the hallucal sesamoids is uncommon. This case involves a 17-year-old female driver involved in a head-on collision who sustained traumatic lateral dislocation of the fibular sesamoid associated with intersesamoidal ligament disruption, partial plantar plate avulsion, and impaction fracture of the metatarsal head. The diagnosis was(More)
Fallopian tube carcinoma is a rare gynecologic tumor that has metastasized to bone in only one documented case. This case report is of a 56-year-old woman with a primary fallopian tube cancer metastasizing to her right femur and rib cage. This patient was referred to our orthopaedic department from her gynecologic oncologist. A total abdominal hysterectomy(More)
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