2004 - Volume 13

Volume 13-2, Summer 2004

Gas Gangrene and Necrotizing Fasciitis in the Upper Extremity — Betsy N. Perry, MD; Waldo E. Floyd III, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase Necrotizing soft tissue infections encompass a wide variety of clinical syndromes resulting from introduction of various pathogens into injured or devitalized tissue. The extent of microbial […]

2004 - Volume 13

Volume 13-1, Spring 2004

Letters to the Editor The Prevention of Occupational Low Back Pain Disability: Evidence-Based Reviews Point in a New Direction — Jeffrey B. Feldman, PhD Abstract | Download  | Purchase The findings of recent extensive evidence-based reviews of the literature on occupational low back pain disability (OLBPD) are examined. There is […]

2003 - Volume 12

Volume 12-4, Winter 2003

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Tear Repair–Champ L. Baker, MD, Andrew L. Whaley, MD, and Mark Baker, PT Abstract | Download  | Purchase Rotator cuff injuries or disease can be particularly troubling to patients by causing them pain, weakness, and dysfunction of the shoulder. Surgery of the shoulder and, in particular, of […]

2003 - Volume 12

Volume 12-3, Fall 2003

Recurrence of Equinus Foot Deformity in Cerebral Palsy Patients Following Surgery: A Review–L. Andrew Koman, MD, Beth Paterson Smith, PhD, and Rich Barron, MS Abstract | Download | Purchase Although equinus deformity in children with cerebral palsy is often corrected with surgery, postsurgical recurrence of the deformity is not uncommon. […]

2003 - Volume 12

Volume 12-2, Summer 2003

Announcements Introduction EOA 2002 Presidential Address The Clinical Use of Bone Stimulators–Jeff Anglen, MD, FACS Abstract | Download  | Purchase Delay or failure of healing in long bone fracture is a common clinical problem confronting the orthopaedic surgeon, and can have significant impact on the quality of life for patients […]

2003 - Volume 12

Volume 12-1, Spring 2003

Editorial: The Question Facing Us All, ‘‘Are You and Your Staff HIPAA Compliant?’’ Intramedullary Stabilization of Distal-Third Femur Fractures in Octogenarian–Joseph T. Moskal, MD, FACS, and John J. O’Shea, MD Abstract | Download | Purchase Management of distal-third femoral fractures is challenging, especially in the elderly population, where the associated complication […]

2002 - Volume 11

Volume 11-4, Winter 2002

Editorial: Venous Thromboembolic Events in an Orthopaedic Practice A Meta-analysis of Fondaparinux Versus Enoxaparin in the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism After Major Orthopaedic Surgery–Alexander G.G. Turpie, MD, FRCP; Bengt I. Eriksson, MD; Michael R. Lassen, MD, and Kenneth A. Bauer, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase A worldwide phase III program, […]

2002 - Volume 11

Volume 11-3, Fall 2002

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Surgical Considerations–Richard J. Nasca, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase Spinal stenosis is an acquired or congenital narrowing of the spinal or nerve-root canals. Surgical treatment is often effective. Acquired spinal stenosis most commonly occurs in those with degenerative disk disease and arthritic facets. If the degenerative […]

2002 - Volume 11

Volume 11-2, Summer 2002

Editorial: Cerebral Palsy: Past, Present, and Future*–L. Andrew Koman, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase I first became aware of the existence of cerebral palsy Winston-Salem, NC more than 20 years ago, while I was a resident. Although things have changed considerably over the past 20 years, our approach to […]

2002 - Volume 11

Volume 11-1, Spring 2002

Effect of External Sequential Compression Devices on Femoral Venous Blood Flow–David C. Markel, MD, Gary D. Morris, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase Sequential compression devices are used to reduce venous stasis and deep venous thrombosis after joint replacement. Thigh-length, calf-length, and foot compression devices were compared in using ultrasonography after […]

2001 - Volume 10

Volume 10-4, Winter 2001

Variation of the Arthroscopic Mumford Procedure for Resecting the Distal Clavicle–Paul D. Lesko Abstract | Download  | Purchase Fifty-seven patients had arthroscopic Mumford procedures for acromioclavicular (AC) pain unresponsive to conservative treatment. Thirty-nine of these patients had concomitant rotator cuff repairs. All had significant improvement of distal clavicular pain. Neither […]

2001 - Volume 10

Volume 10-3, Fall 2001

Outcome of Subtalar Arthrodesis After Calcaneal Fracture–Patricia Kolodziej, MD, James A. Nunley, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase Between 1983 and 1995, we used subtalar arthrodesis to treat 16 consecutive patients for continued pain after an intra-articular calcaneal fracture. Average time to union was 3 months (2 to 4 months). […]

2001 - Volume 10

Volume 10-2, Summer 2001

Letters to the Editor Template Versus Freehand Bone–Patellar Tendon–Bone Harvest for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Its Effect on Patellofemoral Morbidity–Eugene E. Berg, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase To test the hypothesis that a template system for harvesting bone–patellar tendon–bone (BTB) would cause fewer postoperative patellofemoral problems than freehand graft […]

2001 - Volume 10

Volume 10-1, Spring 2001

Ganglion of the Hip: Report of Five Cases–Richard Mährlein, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase Ganglia are benign cystic tumors originating from synovial tissue. They mainly occur at the wrist, hand, foot, and knee, those of the knee being known as Baker’s cyst. The typical clinical appearance usually leaves no […]

2000 - Volume 9

Volume 9-4, Winter 2000

Editorial Compartment Syndromes of the Upper Extremity*–John Gray Seiler III, MD Patrick J. Casey, MD Sandra Haas Binford, MAEd Abstract | Download  | Purchase The diagnosis and treatment of compartment syndrome is one of the most challenging problems in orthopaedic surgery. The myriad causes of compartment syndrome and the severe […]

2000 - Volume 9

Volume 9-3, Fall 2000

Physical Impairment and Functional Outcome in Patients Having Lower Extremity Fractures After Age 65–Brodie E. McKoy, MD, Langdon A. Hartsock, MD Abstract | Download  | Purchase The purpose of this study was to evaluate physical impairment and functional outcome in a group of patients who had a fracture of a lower […]

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