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Costs And Benefits Of Pictures Archiving And Communication Systems (PACS)

Shawn H Becker, Ronald L Arenson, MD. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association Vol 1 No. 5 1994; 1:361-371 The picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is an electronic

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Fragility Fractures: Preoperative, Perioperative and Postoperative Management

Philipp N. Streubel, MD, et al.Current Orthopaedic Practice. September/October 2009. Vol. 20. No. 5. Pp. 482-489 What can be done to reduce the number and severity of complications related to

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How To Treat the Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty? A Systematic Review.

Sean E.Fitzsimmons, MD, et al. In Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. April 2010.Vol. 468. Pp.1096-1106. Stiffness is fairly common after a knee replacement. What be done about it? Right now,

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Early Outcomes In Computer Navigation Versus Conventional Total Knee Replacement

J. M. Spencer, S. K. Chauhan, K. Sloan, A. Taylor, R. J. Beaver. J Bone Joint Surg Br, Apr 2007; 89-B: 477 – 480 Computer navigation for Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Patient-Reported Outcomes After Simple Dislocation of the Elbow

Raymond E. Anakwe, MBChB, MRCSEd, et al. In The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. July 6, 2011. Vol. 93-A. No. 13. 1220-1226. A simple elbow dislocation isn’t always so

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Cuff integrity after arthroscopic versus open rotator cuff repair: a prospective study

Bishop J, Klepps S, Lo IK , Bird J, Gladstone JN, Flatow EL.J. Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2006; 15(3): 290-8. Rotator cuff surgery has produced good clinical results with studies revealing

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Uncemented Metal-on-metal Acetabular Component. Follow up of 112 Hips For a Minimum of 5 Years

Vassan UT, Sharma S, Chowdary KP, Bhamra MS.Acta Orthopaedica 2007;78 (4):470-478 Metal-on-metal bearings have previously been shown to have less volumetric and linear wear than metal-on-polyethylene implants. This study reports

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What’s the Best Surgery for Thumb Arthritis?

Guus M. Vermeulen, MD, et al.Surgical Management of Primary Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. In Journal of Hand Surgery. January 2011. Vol. 36. No. 1. Pp. 157-169. In this

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Rate of Infection After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery and Effect of Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Neil G. Harness, MD, et alThe Journal of Hand Surgery. February 2010. Vol. 35. No. 2. Pp. 189-196 Repetitive strain injuries are occurring more frequently with today’s lifestyles, but the

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Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in Cartilage Lesions of the Knee

Haris S. Vasiliadis, MD, PhD, et al. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. May 2010. Vol. 38. No. 5. Pp. 943-949. The type of cartilage being considered here is the