Radiation Therapy

Nov 21, 2018 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on Radiation Therapy

10 Radiation Therapy Skyler B. Johnson and Roy H. Decker     RADIOBIOLOGY New and emerging data have recently challenged the belief that malignant melanoma is a radioresistant tumor (1)….

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Trauma

Nov 20, 2018 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Trauma

Trauma OPEN FRACTURE An open fracture, also called a compound fracture, is a fracture resulting in the bone penetrating through the skin. Open fractures are usually the result of high-energy…

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Glossary

Nov 20, 2018 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Glossary

Glossary GLOSSARY Adactyly Congenital absence of a digit. Albright syndrome A polyostotic fibrous dysplasia with an associated endocrine abnormality. Clinical signs include café au lait spots and precocious puberty. Allodynia…

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Podiatric Abbreviations

Nov 20, 2018 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Podiatric Abbreviations

Podiatric Abbreviations Abbreviations ā before AAA autolyzed antigen-extracted allogeneic AAO alert, awake, and oriented AACPM American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine AAWM American Academy of Wound Management AAT activity…

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Emergency Medicine

Nov 20, 2018 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine INSULIN SHOCK Insulin shock is an acute condition from excessive insulin in the blood, resulting in low blood glucose levels (less than 50 mg per dL), convulsions, weakness,…

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Triple Arthrodesis, Arthroereisis, Ankle Arthroscopy

Nov 20, 2018 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Triple Arthrodesis, Arthroereisis, Ankle Arthroscopy

Triple Arthrodesis, Arthroereisis, Ankle Arthroscopy TRIPLE ARTHRODESIS Fusion of three joints in the foot: Talonavicular joint Talocalcaneal joint Calcaneocuboid joint Fixation varies but is often with 6.5- or 7.0-mm cannulated…

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