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Speaker: Consider all information for diagnosis, treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections

May 30, 2015

PRAGUE — To fully understand the current scientific evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections, it is important to consider all opinions, published studies and randomised controlled trials, according to a presenter here at the 16th EFORT Congress. 

“I think that when we start evaluating evidence, it is not about throwing away everything, but just understanding where we are in space so you don’t get lost,” said Markus Pääkkӧnen, MD, of Turku University Hospital in Tampere, Finland.

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Infection treatment option proves effective in joint reconstruction cases

May 29, 2015
PRAGUE — There was 78% eradication of infection in total joint replacement procedures at 3 years follow-up with a simple protocol used by orthopaedic surgeons at…
Knee and ankle valgus stress elevated in patients with pediatric flexible flatfoot Meeting News Coverage

Knee and ankle valgus stress elevated in patients with pediatric flexible flatfoot

May 29, 2015
PRAGUE — According to research presented at the 16th EFORT Congress, elevated valgus stress was found in the knees and ankles of patients with pediatric flexible…
Amputation for open lower-limb fractures should not be seen as a failure Meeting News Coverage

Amputation for open lower-limb fractures should not be seen as a failure

May 29, 2015
PRAGUE — Amputation of a limb as a result of an open fracture should not be considered a failure by the patient or medical team, as functional outcomes and quality…
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Rate of osteoporotic hip and femoral fractures on the rise

May 29, 2015
PRAGUE — Due to demographic developments and the increasing number of older patients in the population overall, hip and femoral fracture rates are rising…
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Ultrasound-Assisted Percutaneous Needle Fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Orthopedics, May 2015, Volume 38 Issue 5
Although percutaneous needle fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s contracture is a simple, inexpensive procedure, it is a blind…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

May 21, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Antonio Valdevit, PhD, discusses a study on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral…
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