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Sickle Cell Disease – What an Orthopaedician should know !

Orthopaedic Manifestations of Sickle Cell Disease : Infections are common in Diaphysis Common organisms  - Salmonella and Staph.aureus Patients present with Acute Bony Crisis due to Bony Infarcts , which…

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Orthopaedicians – Who are We ?

OVERVIEW : A humorous anaesthetic colleague recently repeated the following popular saying while an operating table was being repaired with a mallet: “typical orthopaedic surgeon—as strong as an ox but…

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Remodelling – Basics

Remodeling : Remodeling of a fracture or deformity is a process that is carried out more efficiently in the child than in the adult. A deformity corrects itself by asymmetrical…

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Orthopaedic Neurology Updates

Neurology Updates : 1. The most common peripheral nerve injury - radial nerve 2. Radial nerve , after getting injured has the best prognosis of recovery as it is predominantly…

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Sir Hugh Owen Thomas

Medical Legacy of Sir Hugh Owen Thomas : His contribution to British orthopaedics was manifold. In the treatment of fractures and tuberculosis he advocated rest, which should be 'enforced, uninterrupted…

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