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Gündüz Tezeren, Ilhami Kuru
A prospective randomized study was conducted in order to compare augmentation technique versus nonaugmentation technique, followed by early functional postoperative treatment, for operative repair of Achilles tendon ruptures. Twenty-four consecutive patients were assigned to two groups. Group I included 12 patients treated with Lindholm augmentation technique, whereas group II included 12 patients treated with modified Kessler end-to-end repair. Thereafter, these patients had postoperative management with a below-knee-cast for three weeks...
2006: Journal of Sports Science & Medicine
Valderilio Feijó Azevedo, Carolina de Souza Müller, Luciane Rinaldi, Murilo Cézar Bredt, Karizianni Giovanni, Marcela Abou Chami Pereira, Fernanda Copabianco Volaco
INTRODUCTION: Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) is an inflammatory disease that decreases functional capacity through muscular atrophy, skin sclerosis and loss of joint function. Scleroderma patients suffer from movement's restriction. In addition, the disease affects the nutritional status, compromising the quality of life in varying degrees. The gastrointestinal involvement appears to be the main responsible for the nutritional impairment. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the physical and nutritional status of patients with SSc...
April 2009: Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa
Andrzej Kwołek, Maria Pabis, Krystyna Lewicka, Dorota Korab
Background. The aim of this study is to present the authors clinical experience in the rehabilitation of cerebral palsied children in the Podkarpacie district of Poland. Material and method. During the period 1989-2001 the authors treated 1980 children in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic for Children at District Hospital No. 2 in Rzeszow, Poland. 712 of these children suffered from cerebral palsy. At present there are 1300 children living in Rzeszow and the vicinity under the permanent care of our outpatient clinic...
January 31, 2002: Ortopedia, Traumatologia, Rehabilitacja
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