PET Imaging in Sarcoma

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on PET Imaging in Sarcoma

PET imaging has been evaluated in five areas of sarcoma diagnosis and treatment: biopsy guidance, therapeutic monitoring, tumor detection and grading, tumor staging, and prognostication. Current evidence does not include…

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Pain Management Strategies in Hand Surgery

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Pain Management Strategies in Hand Surgery

Modern anesthetic agents have allowed for the rapid expansion of ambulatory surgery, particularly in hand surgery. The choice between general anesthesia, peripheral regional blocks, regional intravenous anesthesia (Bier block), local…

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Glenoid Bone Loss in Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty

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Despite major advances in total shoulder arthroplasty, management of severe posterior glenoid bone loss remains controversial. Several companies have provided alternative treatment options for type C glenoids associated with posterior…

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Definitive Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Definitive Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures

Tibial plateau fractures present in a wide spectrum of injury severity and pattern, each requiring a different approach and strategy to achieve good clinical outcomes. Achieving those outcomes starts with…

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Reducing Blood Loss in Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty with Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Reducing Blood Loss in Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty with Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been introduced to obtain consistent alignment, prevent instrumentation of the medullary canal and improve operating room efficiency. This article compares simultaneous…

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