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Paulo Silva, Danilo Lopes Coelho, Calim Curi, Leandro Alves de Oliveira, Frederico Barra de Moraes, Rogério Andrade do Amaral, Percival Rosa Rebello
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate valgus subtrochanteric osteotomy for the treatment of trochanteric non-union. METHODS: A retrospective study of cases series. From 1998 September to 2009 January, seventeen (17) cases with a diagnosis of non-union of trochanteric fracture were re-operated by the hip group of the Ortophaedic And Traumatology service of the Hospital Geral de Goiania (HGG). The patients presented pain at the fracture site, a femoral varus angle of less than 120°, and non-union of the fracture in the 3(rd) months after the initial surgery...
January 2012: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
Ahmet Ursavaş, Tahir Güven, Funda Coskun, Ercüment Ege, Aysun Yılmazlar
BACKGROUND: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase perioperative complications. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship among postoperative pulmonary complication, snoring and STOP questionnaire in patients with ortophaedic surgery. METHODS: 1,406 consecutive records of patients who had undergone elective ortophaedic surgery during the period January 2005-December 2008 were investigated retrospectively. Demographic information, sleep symptoms, STOP questionnaire, comorbidities and outcome data were collected...
January 18, 2013: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine
G Fama, R Maran, G P Ferrari
Osteosynthesis of fractures of the head of the radius is regarded with disfavour by many ortophaedic surgeons, who prefer excision of the fractured head. However, osteosynthesis is capable of producing excellent results, as long as the correct indications are observed and it is carried out with minimal trauma, and by simple, small methods of synthesis. The authors report 13 cases treated by this method.
December 1988: Italian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
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