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Biomarker may be used to predict neurological impairment in patients with CSM

July 27, 2016

Results from this study indicated diffusion spectrum basis imaging-quantified axonal loss could serve as an imaging biomarker for the prediction of functional recovery in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy who undergo decompression.

Researchers prospectively enrolled patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). Of these, seven patients had mild CSM; five patients had moderate CSM; and two patients had severe CSM. Investigators combined the severe and moderate CSM groups, due to few patients in the severe group, and compared them to seven age-matched controls. Diffusion spectrum basis imaging (DBSI) was used to determine the quantifiable measurements of axon and myelin injuries, cellular inflammation and axonal loss.

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Every surgical stage is critical in treatment of periprosthetic hip infection

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2016
Some orthopaedic hip arthroplasty surgeons in Europe are now performing more one-stage revision procedures to treat periprosthetic hip infections. Others, however…
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VIDEO: Combined front/back procedure usually not needed in CSM

July 27, 2016
In this video from Open Operating Theatre, Ibrahim Obeid, MD, of Bordeaux University Hospital, France, manages cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) in a patient…
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Improvements seen in patients with pain, low physical function after foot and ankle surgery

July 27, 2016
TORONTO — Patients who had foot and ankle injuries and high initial pain scores and low initial physical function were likely to have improvements in these areas…
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Several factors associated with metatarsalgia in patients with hallux valgus

July 27, 2016
TORONTO — Achilles shortening, excessive weight and associated lesser toe deformity were associated with metatarsalgia among patients with hallux valgus, according…
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Metal in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Wear Particles, Biology, and Diagnosis

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, July 27, 2016
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been performed for nearly 50 years. Between 2006 and 2012, more than 600,000…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

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VIDEO: Lattermann speaks to early anti-inflammatory treatment in patients with ACL tears

July 14, 2016
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