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Treatment of stress fracture of the olecranon in throwing athletes with internal fixation through a small incision
26/03/2013 16:27
The present study is a report of retrospective case series of stress fracture of the olecranon. Six patients presented posterior elbow pain in throwing in baseball and softball, but fracture was not diagnosed in radiographs. We detected stress fractu
Management of degenerative rotator cuff tears: a review and treatment strategy
26/03/2013 16:27
The aim of this review was to present an over view of degenerative rotator cuff tears and a suggested management protocol based upon current evidence. Degenerative rotator cuff tears are common and are a major cause of pain and shoulder dysfunction.
A variant of a type V lateral clavicle fracture involving a posteriorly displaced medial segment. A case report
26/03/2013 16:27
The clavicle connects the shoulder girdle to the axial skeleton, providing support and mobility for optimal upper extremity function. Fractures of the clavicle account for up to 4% of all fractures and comprise up to 44% of all injuries to the should
Contralateral anterior cruciate ligament injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a case controlled study
26/03/2013 16:27
PurposeThe purpose of this present study was to examine contralateral ACL injury cases after ACL reconstruction, to determine the characteristics of such injuries. Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of 24 patients with contralateral ACL i
Coordinative variability and overuse injury
26/03/2013 16:27
Overuse injuries are generally defined as a repetitive micro-trauma to tissue. Many researchers have associated particular biomechanical parameters as an indicator of such injuries. However, while these parameters have been reported in single studies
Simple method for confirming tibial osteotomy during total knee arthroplasty
26/03/2013 16:27
Background: Achieving precise implant alignment is crucial for producing good outcomes after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We introduce a simple method for confirming the accuracy of tibial osteotomy during TKA.FindingsTwo metallic markers were plac
Arthroscopic resection of multiple ossifying tumors in the infrapatellar fat pad
26/03/2013 16:27
A 49 year-old male visited a nearby clinic five years back with a complaint of pain in the right knee during exercise. Plain radiographs revealed absence of any anomalies. He began to feel a lumpy mass in his right knee two years back. The pain worse
Nature and incidence of upper limb injuries in professional cricket players a prospective observation
26/03/2013 16:27
IntroductionCricket is the most popular sport in India, and is gaining in importance in all south-east Asian countries. The purpose of this study was to prospectively investigate the incidence, nature, and site of acute upper limb injuries sustained
The influence of electromyographic biofeedback therapy on knee extension following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized controlled trial
26/03/2013 16:27
Background: Loss of knee extension and a deficit in quadriceps strength are frequently found following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the addition of Eletromyographic Biofeedback (EMG
A comparative assessment of alternatives to the full-leg radiograph for determining knee joint alignment
26/03/2013 16:27
Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the concurrent validity of alternative measures of frontal plane knee alignment, namely the radiographic anatomic axis and two clinical measures in patients complaining of knee malalignment as compa