Safety car seats are vital
Each year, we read saddening news of children who are killed or severely injured in car accidents, due to the lack of proper child restraints. Sometimes, we even hear of child deaths caused by inflating air bags. It has been noted time and again that ...
Star2.com - Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:03

Hip resurfacing limited by anatomy
In a total hip replacement, the surgeon removes the damaged surface of the socket, and also removes the femoral head and the neck of the femur. Then the surgeon ... There's an increased risk of a particular fracture in hip resurfacing patients. If that ...
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:07



Woman with rare brittle bone disease raising money to see out-of-state specialist
Her legs cannot support her tiny frame and discs slip against each other at the base of her spine. Most of the time, when professionals ask, the 29-year-old reports her pain level is at the top of a 10-point scale, a degree of suffering most would not ...
MLive.com - Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:48

A look at pattern, results of early periprosthetic femur fractures after ...
Researchers identified 30 Vancouver type B periprosthetic femur fractures that occurred within 90 days of primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). Overall, 28 hips had a stereotyped pattern with a displaced femoral neck fracture that included the lesser ...
Healio - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 01:11

Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures ...
Discuss the treatment of femoral neck fractures in elderly patients. 2. State the indications for hemiarthroplasty. 3. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of unipolar and bipolar femoral head replacement. 4. Discuss progress regarding clinical ...
Healio - Tue, 10 Nov 2015 22:36

MrOS study: T-score predicts osteoporosis risk in men
In an analysis of more than 5,400 participants of the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study, researchers also found that 10% of men transitioned from moderate and advanced osteopenia to osteoporosis within 8 and 2 years, respectively, and that ...
Healio - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:03



Patient died in hospital three weeks after being admitted with a broken leg ...
... death of Kenneth Roderick, 63, of Treorchy , took place at Aberdare Coroner's Court on Thursday, January 28, and coroner Andrew Barkley returned a narrative verdict, concluding he died from rare but recognised complications of a fractured neck of ...
WalesOnline - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:09



Ga. couple mounts online campaign to help stray dog
"We hoped it might just be muscle weakness from starvation or a small fracture." Injury on Hope. (Photo: Krista Harrison). With time and the ... They took the injured dog to a veterinarian's office, where she was said to be 20 pounds underweight and ...
WXIA-TV - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15:18


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