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Pearce’s Surgical Companion – Essential Notes for Postgraduate Exams

As indicated in the preface, this book from Oliver Pearce comes from the author’s own undertaking and more importantly understanding of postgraduate surgical exams. Aimed as a single book for

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New developments in osteoarthritis. Prevention of injury-related knee osteoarthritis: opportunities for the primary and secondary prevention of knee osteoarthritis

Abstract Where risk factors have been identified in knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA), with few exceptions, no prevention strategies have proven beneficial. The major risk factors for knee OA are

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Review article: Factors influencing the outcome of internal fixation of intracapsular femoral neck fractures in young adults

Introduction Femoral neck fractures in the elderly population are common as a result of a simple fall. In 2007, about 70,000 people over 60 years of age suffered hip fractures,

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Clinical value of SPECT/CT for evaluation of patients with painful knees after total knee arthroplasty – a new dimension of diagnostics?

Abstract Background The purpose of our study was to evaluate the clinical value of hybrid SPECT/CT for the assessment of patients with painful total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Methods Twenty-three painful

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The Corail® Hip System

First implanted in 1986 by the ARTRO Group in France, the Corail Hip System is designed to provide initial and long-term fixation with mechanical stability within the femur. This is

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OSTENIL® Plus – The New Flexible Treatment Scheme

Intra-articular Sodium Hyaluronate has an established place in the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). A treatment cycle with OSTENIL, an isotonic solution of highly purified sodium hyaluronate developed specifically for

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JewelACL – The Tissue graft sparing device for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

The JewelACL is a specialised textile scaffold which is rendered versatile for ACL reconstruction by various structural features. The scaffold is treated with a proprietary gas plasma treatment process that