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Mar 24, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Non-Operative Treatment of Odontoid Peg Fractures

Falethu M. Sukati, Mthunzi V. Ngcelwane, Maleho Maku
Objective: The aim of this study was to review the results of non-operative treatment of odontoid fractures in Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria. Methods: Records for all patients treated for odontoid fractures from 2008 to 2018 were reviewed. 28 patients met the study criteria. Demographic data, mechanism of injury, associated injuries, neurology, imaging studies and treatment were reviewed. Results: There were 23 males and 5 females. The average age at presentation was 39.5 years. 25 pati...

Nov 27, 2019Open    AccessArticle

The Use of an Inertial Motion Analysis System to Evaluate the Kinematics of Landing before and after a Six-Session Training Intervention Focused on Proximal Hip Strengthening, Motor Control, and Lower Extremity Loading Strategies

Kevin Robinson, Craig Parker, Emily Jones, Jenny Ellison, Abby Lester, Kayla Lydon, Megan Rolfe, Pat Sells
Background/Purpose: Studies investigating the trends of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction rates have shown that since 2006, females aged 13 - 17 years of age have had the highest injury rates of any age or gender group in the country. This study investigated the lower chain biomechanics of landing before and after a six-session training intervention. This training ses-sion was conducted between the fall and spring se

Jan 10, 2019Open    AccessArticle

A Clinical Triad of Digital Clubbing, “Arthritis” and Ossifying Periostitis in a Man: Case Report

Chun-Ruh Ng, Yet-Lin Loh
A 49 year old gentleman presented with intermittent bilateral knee swelling for the past 37 years and was eventually diagnosed as primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy after secondary forms were excluded. This case illustrates that the disease can present during childhood with an insidious onset and progressively become more severe and that is when medical attention is sought. Furthermore, the patient did not voluntarily report hi

Sep 20, 2018Open    AccessArticle

A Retrospective Analysis of the Pre-Season Screen Used in a Professional Ballet Company with Recommendations for Improvements in the Screen

K. Robinson, A. Gowen, A. Krichau, C. Garcia, A. Henley, Pat Sells
Objectives: The primary objective was to determine if the current pre-season screen used by the Nashville Ballet was identifying dancers at risk for injury and determining the injury rates and patterns of injury within the company. The secondary purpose of this study is to propose more objective measurement tools to enhance the pre-season screen. Background: Professional ballet dancers are at an increased risk for lower extremity

May 18, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Relevant Factors for Sarcopenia in Hyperthyroidism Patients

Zhenchao Liu, Feifei Xia, Xinbo Zhao, Donghao Zhou
In recent years, sarcopenia began to receive attention. Not only the elderly, hyperthyroidism patients also suffer from sarcopenia. The purpose of this study is to explore the relevant factors for sarcopenia in hyperthyroidism patients. [Methods]: Dual energy X-ray was used to detect the muscle mass in 101 hyperthyroidism patients (23 males and 78 females, mean age 45.77 ± 15.02 years), and calculate SMI. Pearson correlation analy

Feb 28, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Comparative Study Age at Time Operation between Younger and Older than 18 Months for Development Dysplasia of the Hip in Children

Nguyen Ngoc Hung, Hoang Hai Duc, Nguyen Do Ngoc Hien
Background: The Innominate osteotomy as an integral component of combined open reduction for the treatment of dysplasia developed of the hip in children. Materials and Methods: Between 2011 and 2015, 198 hips of 176 patients with developmental dislocation of the hip underwent 0 operation. The patients were divided into two Variant based on the age at the time of open reduction: 12 months- less than 18 mo

Nov 29, 2017Open    AccessArticle

A Comparison of Outcome of Age at Time Surgery between Younger and Older than 8 Years Old in Children with Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Nguyen Ngoc Hung, Le Tuan Anh
Objective: Comparing results between surgical techniques and age at the time of surgery, and the effectiveness of surgical release unipolar or bipolar or both the sternocleidomastoid muscle for congenital muscular torticollis. Methods: This study was a retrospective study of 44 cases with sternocleidomastoid muscle. Children had operated release at mean age: 6.2 years old, at Pediatric Orthopaedic Department of National Hospital f

May 08, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Influence of Displaced Clavicle Fracture toward Scapular Motion

Hermawan Nagar Rasyid
Displaced clavicle fracture can result in varying degrees of scapular motion and potentially to be winged scapula, which in the end of its journey will cause axioscapular dull-ache pain, which is often undiagnosed. The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of clavicle fracture in different locations and its impact on the motion of scapula horizontally and vertically by measuring axioscapular distance. The inclusion cr

Apr 28, 2017Open    AccessArticle

A Case Report on Deep Peroneal Nerve Palsy Following Patella Dislocation

Anthony Kouri, Ryan Hamilton, Martin Skie
Background: Peroneal nerve injury following knee dislocation is a known complication described in numerous case reports. However, this complication has very rarely been described following patellar dislocation. We focus on the presentation and subsequent treatment of this complication. Case: We describe a thirteen-year-old patient who developed a deep peroneal nerve palsy following patellar dislocation. After her initial visit for

Mar 20, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Ulnar Claw-Hand Related Neglected Post-Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Joint Dislocation

Hermawan Nagar Rasyid
Shoulder joint is the most frequently dislocated joint. Humeral head dislocation pushed the nerve toward medial side. Neglected shoulder dislocation is difficult to manage and requires extensive procedures to obtain good functional outcome. In the case of negligence, it is often found loss of the anterior capsule due to absorption of the capsule. Nerve lesions, in particular the ulnar nerve, often do not receive attention. Clinica


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