Discoid Meniscus

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Discoid Meniscus

Discoid lateral meniscus is a common abnormal meniscal variant in children. Detailed history and physical examination combined with an MRI of the knee predictably diagnose a discoid meniscus. The clinical…

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Traumatic Knee Dislocations

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Traumatic Knee Dislocations

Knee dislocations are catastrophic injuries that demand emergent evaluation and often require a multidisciplinary approach. Long-term outcome studies are relatively scarce secondary to the variability in any given study population…

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Liposomal Bupivacaine

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Liposomal Bupivacaine

Pain after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) can be severe and difficult to control. A single-dose local analgesic delivers bupivacaine in a liposomal time-release platform. In 2248 consecutive patients with hip…

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Arthroplasty for Pertrochanteric Hip Fractures

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Arthroplasty for Pertrochanteric Hip Fractures

The mainstay of treatment of pertrochanteric fractures is internal fixation using a sliding hip screw or a cephalomedullary device. However, in patients with ipsilateral hip osteoarthritis or avascular necrosis of…

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Traumatic Knee Dislocations

Feb 23, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Traumatic Knee Dislocations

Knee dislocations are catastrophic injuries that demand emergent evaluation and often require a multidisciplinary approach. Long-term outcome studies are relatively scarce secondary to the variability in any given study population…

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Targeted Chemotherapy in Bone and Soft-Tissue Sarcoma

Feb 23, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Targeted Chemotherapy in Bone and Soft-Tissue Sarcoma

Historically surgical intervention has been the mainstay of therapy for bone and soft-tissue sarcomas, augmented with adjuvant radiation for local control. Although cytotoxic chemotherapy revolutionized the treatment of many sarcomas,…

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Paget Disease of Bone

Feb 23, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Paget Disease of Bone

The current understanding of Paget disease of bone (PDB) has vastly changed since Paget described the first case in 1877. Medical management of this condition remains the mainstay of treatment….

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