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Arthroscopy

Foot and ankle. Information for professionals

Arthroscopy Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize and treat problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The term literally means “to look within the joint.” In arthroscopic surgery, an orthopaedic surgeon makes a small incision in the patient’s skin,

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Advancements in Bone and Tissue   Transplantation Techniques

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Advancements in Bone and Tissue   Transplantation Techniques   Introduction: Bone and tissue transplantation represent groundbreaking advancements in medical science, offering hope and improved quality of life for individuals with various orthopaedic and reconstructive needs. These procedures involve the transfer of bone, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and other tissues from one part of the body to

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The Impact of Preoperative Patient Education on Opioid Utilisation Following Orthopaedic Surgery

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The Impact of Preoperative Patient Education on Opioid Utilisation Following Orthopaedic Surgery   Introduction: Orthopaedic surgeries, ranging from joint replacements to fracture repairs, are standard procedures to improve patients’ quality of life.  However, the postoperative period often comes with the challenge of managing pain, which historically has been addressed with opioid medications.  In recent years,

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Hip Health Revolution: Surgery & Regeneration Innovations this is the title the correct one

Hip. Information for professionals

Hip Health Revolution: Surgery & Regeneration Innovations this is the title the correct one The Promise of Regenerative Medicine Regenerative medicine in hip preservation: Utilises stem cell therapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and growth factor injections Benefits: Promotes tissue repair and regeneration within the hip joint Reduces pain associated with hip conditions     Stem cell

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Total Elbow Replacement

Elbow. Information for professionals

Total Elbow Replacement   While elbow joint replacement is less common than knee, hip, or shoulder procedures, it offers comparable success in alleviating joint pain and restoring functionality for daily activities. Whether you’re in the early stages of exploring treatment options or have already committed to elbow replacement surgery, this article aims to provide comprehensive

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Lunotriquetral Ligament Injury

Hand and wrist. Information for professionals

Lunotriquetral Ligament Injury   Lunotriquetral injury is far more rare than scapholunate ligament injury. Presentation History Distinguishing between a recent acute traumatic injury and a degenerative pathology is essential. Is there a history of acute trauma? What was the mechanism? Are there any other injuries (e.g. elbow/forearm) If nontraumatic, can the patient recall any previous

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Understanding Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) in Spinal Surgery

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Understanding Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) in Spinal Surgery   Introduction: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) is a pivotal surgical intervention to rectify issues within the spine’s vertebrae. Essentially likened to a welding process, spinal fusion entails the fusion of problematic or unstable vertebrae, fostering the formation of a cohesive, singular bone structure. Purpose of

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Understanding Aneurysmal Bone Cysts: Benign Bone Tumours Explained

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Understanding Aneurysmal Bone Cysts: Benign Bone Tumours Explained Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) are non-cancerous lesions that affect bone, often called benign bone tumours. Although ABCs are not malignant, they can inflict substantial damage to bone tissue, leading to pain or pathological fractures (bone breaks resulting from disease rather than trauma). They are more prevalent in

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