Thursday, February 4, 2010

Orthopedics Today : Jan-Feb 2010 : Topics of Interest


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Orthopedics Today : Jan-Feb 2010 : Topics of Interest

1. THA may be beneficial for young patients with Down syndrome and osteoarthritis

2. Blood transfusions can increase the risk of infection in orthopedic patients

3. Cytokine biomarkers in orthopedics offer enormous diagnosis and prognosis potentials  

4. New minimally invasive technique may be useful to decompress lumbar nerve roots 

5. Endoscopy successful in treating snapping iliopsoas tendon

New collagen-modifying osteogenesis imperfecta gene discovered