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Peri-Prosthetic Infection following THR

Classification : Appropriate initial treatment of an infection depends on the extent of the infection, the presence of draining sinuses, the virulence of the organism, when the infection becomes apparent,…

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Phases of Throwing

Phases of throwing       There are 5 main phases of throwing Wind up (see below) Cocking Acceleration Deceleration Follow-through Biomechanics Scapula must work in concert with humerus to maintain glenohumeral…

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Osteoarthritis : What to do !

If you have osteoarthritis of the knee, you can take advantage of a wide range of treatment options. The effectiveness of different treatments varies from person to person. The choice of…

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GOUT : Facts to Know !

FACTS ABOUT GOUT :: Gout can develop when your body produces too much uric acid or when it does not eliminate enough of it. When the levels of uric acid…

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Spina Ventosa

Spina ventosa ("wind-filled sail") refers to the end-stage radiographic appearance of tuberculosis dactylitis: Cystic expansion of the short tubular bones with bone destruction.  Tuberculous dactylitis is the painless tuberculous involvement…

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Periphery of Physis

Groove of Ranvier :   Supplies chondrocytes to the periphery for lateral growth ( width ). Circumferential growth occurs in this zone.   Perichondrial Ring of LaCroix :  Dense fibrous…

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Toddler’s Fracture

Toddler's Fracture Orthopaedic Update :: Toddler's Fracture - External Rotation of the foot with the knee in fixed position , producing a spiral fracture of the tibia with or without…

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