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Sequesterum – What’s all about it !

Sequesterum   SEQUESTERUM   Definition : It is a separated microscopic/macroscopic necrotic fragment of usually a cortical bone which seems to be radiodense, surrounded by infected granulation tissue and pus…

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Types of Osteoporosis

osteoporosis Types of Osteoporosis : Type 1 Type 1 or postmenopausal osteoporosis occurs in 5% to 20% of women, affecting those within 15 to 20 years of menopause with a…

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Bone Banking

Well Blood Banks, Eye Banks and Sperm banks(specially after Vicky Donor) are quite well known and are present in almost all major Govt. and private Hospitals. Existence of Bone banks is…

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Dressing Materials

Betadine : It is iodine combined with polyvinylpyrrolidone It is broad spectrum - effective against gram positive , gram negative bacteria , fungi , viruses and protozoa Its preoperative application…

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Dressing Materials in Surgery – Unheard and Unread !

Classification of Dressing Materials : (On the basis of construction and function) 1. Absorptive :  a. Gauzes      - Plain / Impregnated 2. Occlusive (Moisture maintaining dressings)  a. Film dressings…

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Prosthesis and Orthosis

Prosthesis  : It is a device designed to replace as much as possible the function or appearance of a missing limb or a body part. Orthosis : It is a…

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Who was Steinmann !

  Fritz Steinmann (1872–1932)     Steinmann Pin Fritz Steinmann was a committed student of Theodore Kocher, another famous Swiss surgeon. When asked about his free time under Kocher, Steinmann…

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Radiological Grading of Stress Fractures

Grading of Stress Fractures on the Basis of Radiologic Findings : Grade Radiographic Finding Bone Scan Finding MRI Finding 1 Normal Poorly defined area Increased activity on STIR image 2…

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Miserable malalignment syndrome (MMS)

Anterior knee pain in children and adolescents, often assigned the vague diagnosis of “patellofemoral syndrome,” may have a number of different causes. Subtle anatomic abnormalities in the alignment of an…

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Pott’s Spine

  A presentation by Dr. Tushar Mehta Click here to read/view full presentation: http://bit.ly/potts-spine   If you are a DAMS Delhi student or if you have purchased the book Orthopaedics Punch,…

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