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Identification of hospitalized elderly patients at risk for adverse in-hospital outcomes in a university orthopedics and trauma surgery environment

predisposing to adverse hospital events is scarce, we now prospectively evaluated implications of geriatric risk screening followed by CGA in a university hospital department of orthopedics and trauma surgery

Treatment outcomes of pre-surgical infant orthopedics in patients with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

of pre-surgical infant orthopedics (PSIO) was introduced as a means to improve management and treatment outcomes, there still remains a controversy. Objective To investigate the effectiveness of PSIO

Editorial: Pediatric Orthopedics at the Doorstep of the Pediatrician

Delhi 110029 , India 1 Department of Orthopedics, The Calderdale & Huddersfield Foundation Trust Hospital , Huddersfield , UK 2 Shah Alam Khan - It would be an interesting thought that how would Rip Van ... the current basic practices in their respective super specialist subdivisions. In recent years Pediatric Orthopedics has carved out its own space as a super specialist field with rapid advancements in

Medical photography: principles for orthopedics

medicine, we have not encountered such criteria in publications in the area of orthopedics. Purpose This study aims to (1) assess the quality of medical images used in an orthopedic publication and (2) to ... 44.9% of clinical images in an orthopedic publication adhered to the proposed conventions. Conclusions: Standards have not been established for medical photography in orthopedics as in other specialty

Differences in the Clinical Outcome of Osteomyelitis by Treating Specialty: Orthopedics or Infectology

approach between orthopedics and infectious disease; however, the orthopedist is often the person who manages treatment. The aim of the study was to determine differences in the outcome of osteomyelitis ... Diseases, Clínica Medellín , Medellín, Antioquia , Colombia , 3 Department of Infectious Diseases, Fundación Clínica del Norte , Bello, Antioquia , Colombia , 4 Department of Orthopedics, Nueva Clínica

Rediscovering the history of orthopedics

of orthopedics is, how brilliant the inventions of our standard procedures are, and the meaning of our role in society. It brings us back to the original facts, events, and personalities of our past ... , the ones that founded and made modern orthopedics possible: the inventions, the revolutions in paradigms that were thought to be unchangeable. The American writer Robert Hanson Heinlein said: Everything

Assessing the evolution of scientific publications in orthopedics journals from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: a 12-year survey of the literature

Background In China, the field of orthopedics has experienced significant growth over the past 12 years. However, the recent status of research on orthopedics among individuals in mainland China

Damage Control Orthopedics Management as Vital Procedure in Elderly Patients with Femoral Neck Fractures Complicated with Chronic Renal Failure: A Retrospective Cohort Study

challenge. Many clinicians believe in earlier surgery as preferable and providing better outcomes. Damage control orthopedics (DCO) aids to adjust and optimize the overall condition of patients. Methods In 32

Regenerative medicine in orthopedics using cells, scaffold, and microRNA

Cells, scaffold, and growth factors are crucially important in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Progress in science and technology has enabled development of these three factors, with basic research being applied clinically. In the past decade, we have investigated tissue regeneration in animal models of musculoskeletal disorders by using cells, scaffold, and...

Thirty-Day Readmission Rates in Orthopedics: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

three questions: What is the present rate of 30-day readmission in orthopedics? How do factors such as orthopedic specialty, data source, patient insurance, and time of data collection affect the 30-day ... /Findings A review was first registered with Prospero (CRD42014010293, 6/17/2014) and a metaanalysis was performed to assess the current 30-day readmission rate in orthopedics. Studies published after 2006

Temporomandibular Joint Replacement Device Research Wear and Corrosion Technology Transfer from Orthopedics

The general requirements for joint replacement devices emphasizes the importance of device material biocompatibility, with no inflammatory or toxic response to wear beyond a tolerable level, the appropriate mechanical properties for the desired application, and lastly economically viable manufacturing and processing methods. Implicit in these requirements is the importance of...

Evaluation of a short dynamic 18F-fluoride PET/CT scanning method to assess bone metabolic activity in spinal orthopedics

Objective A complication after spinal fusion surgery is pseudarthrosis, but its radiological diagnosis is of limited value. 18F-fluoride PET with its ability to assess bone metabolism activity could be of value. The goal of this study was to assess the clinical feasibility of calculating the static standardized uptake value (SUV) from a short dynamic scan without the use of blood...

The homogeneous and heterogeneous risk factors for the morbidity and prognosis of bone metastasis in patients with prostate cancer

for Cancer, Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin’s Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Tianjin, China; 2Department of Orthopedics, Cangzhou Central Hospital, Cangzhou, Hebei, China ... End Results database (SEER) to assess 1 Department of Orthopedics, General Hospital of North China Petroleum Administration , Renqiu, Hebei , China 2 Guowen Wang Tianjin Medical University Cancer

Patient question set proliferation: scope and informatics challenges of patient question set management in a large multispecialty practice with case examples pertaining to tobacco use, menopause, and Urology and Orthopedics specialties

and Publications database and a review of question sets from two specialty areas (Urology and Orthopedics). We also analyzed a simulated use case of a menopausal woman to estimate the number of repeated ... (Fig. 1). Capture of ungoverned question sets Ungoverned questions given to patients in two specialty areas (Urology and Orthopedics) were identified by interviewing staff and examining the processes to