Large Osteophyte removal from the posterior femoral condyle significantly improves extension at the time of surgery in a total knee arthroplasty

ConclusionRemoving large osteophytes (Grade 2 and Grade 3) from the posterior femoral compartment can be used as an adjuvant strategy to ensure that intraoperative extension is optimal. However removing small osteophytes (Grade 1) should not be expected to affect extension at the time of surgery in TKA and could increase intra-operative time and morbidity.
Source: Journal of Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Source: Acta Cirurgica Brasileira - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Acta Cir Bras Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 December 2019Source: Orthopaedics &Traumatology: Surgery &ResearchAuthor(s): Joong-Bae Seo, Sung-Joon Kim, Hee Jung Ham, Kwon Young Kwak, Jaesung YooAbstractBackgroundThe pathogenesis of degenerative subscapularis (SC) tear is not clear, several mechanisms are involved: intrinsic tendon degeneration or subcoracoid impingement. The aim of this study was to propose new radiographic markers, the coraco-lesser tuberosity angle (CLA), lesser tuberosity angle (LTA) and lesser tuberosity height (LTH). The hypothesis was that higher values of CLA, LTA, and LTH would be associated with ...
Source: Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news
Authors: Wang J, Zhang Y, Lu X, Xi C, Yu K, Gao R, Bi K Abstract Background: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) can clinically and radiographically mimic an abscess or breast cancer. Although IGM is benign, it can cause the breast skin to appear "riddled with holes" and can even result in the loss of the breast. The optimal treatment has not been established. Methods: We retrospectively studied the medical records of 200 patients with IGM who were treated for skin rupture from June 2015 to June 2017 in our institute. The patients' treatment modalities (including surgery after steroid therapy and ster...
Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research
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Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
ConclusionIn this tale of 2 professions, radiology gained official specialty designation in the field of medicine. The medical profession had a monopoly on health care, and thus had few internal and external barriers to overcome. Chiropractic was oppressed by organized medicine, which helped to create the unofficial specialty of chiropractic radiology but which also later helped to limit the specialty. Chiropractic radiology has maintained its independence and autonomy, but also remains on the fringe of mainstream health care.
Source: Journal of Chiropractic Humanities - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsSBRT for clinically diagnosed lung cancers is efficacious in appropriately selected patients, with similar outcomes as those with pathologic diagnosis. Thorough clinical and radiographic evaluation in a multidisciplinary setting is critical to the management of these patients.
Source: Practical Radiation Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractThe authors prospectively studied ionizing radiation exposure in consecutive 107 very low birth weight (VLBW) neonates, admitted to their Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Number of X-rays, their indications and calculated dose of radiation were documented. Their mean birth weight (+SD) and gestational age (+SD) were 1077 ( ±219.8) g and 29.7 (+2.57) wk respectively. Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) neonates underwent significantly higher radiographs when compared with VLBW neonates; 7.5(5 –13.25)vs. 2(1 –6);p 
Source: Indian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Condition:   Cervical Deformity Intervention:   Procedure: Surgical intervention Sponsors:   International Spine Study Group Foundation;   DePuy Synthes;   Orthofix Inc. Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The objective of this paper is to provide useful definitions for understanding the methods used and their possibilities, and report current and future developments for thoracic imaging. Prospective validation of AI tools will be required before reaching routine clinical implementation.
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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