Arthrocentesis

Known as: aspirations joint, aspiration of joint, Arthrocenteses 
Puncture and aspiration of fluid (e.g., SYNOVIAL FLUID) from a joint cavity. It is used sometimes to irrigate or administer drugs into a joint cavity… (More)
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2006
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2006
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a common hip disorder in adolescents, with an incidence of 0.2 (Japan) to 10 (United States… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of prosthetic infection remains a challenge, as no test is 100% sensitive and 100% specific. Recent… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVE To determine whether synovial fluid (SF) levels and cell-surface expression of B lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS) protein… (More)
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2001
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2001
Some complications of joint replacement surgery are easily diagnosed; however, differentiating infection from aseptic loosening… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
  • Anne Fanning
  • CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
  • 1999
Tuberculosis (TB) is a systemic infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is transmitted by coughed aerosol and usually… (More)
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1999
1999
Difficulty is frequently encountered in performing ankle arthrocentesis. This report describes an ultrasound-assisted technique… (More)
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1998
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1998
The pharmacokinetics of chondroitin sulfate (CS, Condrosulf, IBSA, Lugano, Switzerland) were investigated in rats and in healthy… (More)
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1996
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1996
Power Doppler sonography was used in eight symptomatic knees in seven patients with arthritis before and after joint aspiration… (More)
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1995
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1995
To determine the safety and efficacy of viscosupplementation with hylan G-F 20, a cross-linked hyaluronan preparation, used… (More)
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1991
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1991
Seventeen patients complaining of suddenly occurring, severe, and persistent limited mouth opening were treated by irrigation of… (More)
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