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Rony Weiss Orthopedics

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By Rony Weiss Geriatrician
Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Hideo Yasunaga, Yukiyo Sakamoto, Wakae Hasegawa, Hideyuki Takeshima, Hirokazu Urushiyama, Taisuke Jo, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Takahide Nagase
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: COPD is well known to frequently coexist with osteoporosis. Bone fractures often occur and may affect mortality in COPD patients. However, in-hospital mortality related to bone fractures in COPD patients has been poorly studied. This retrospective study investigated in-hospital mortality of COPD patients with bone fractures using a national inpatient database in Japan. METHODS: Data of COPD patients admitted with bone fractures, including hip, vertebra, shoulder, and forearm fractures to 1,165 hospitals in Japan between July 2010 and March 2013, were extracted from the Diagnosis Procedure Combination database...
2016: International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Massimo Allegri, Silvana Montella, Fabiana Salici, Adriana Valente, Maurizio Marchesini, Christian Compagnone, Marco Baciarello, Maria Elena Manferdini, Guido Fanelli
Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a chronic pain syndrome in the lower back region, lasting for at least 3 months. CLBP represents the second leading cause of disability worldwide being a major welfare and economic problem. The prevalence of CLBP in adults has increased more than 100% in the last decade and continues to increase dramatically in the aging population, affecting both men and women in all ethnic groups, with a significant impact on functional capacity and occupational activities. It can also be influenced by psychological factors, such as stress, depression and/or anxiety...
2016: F1000Research
Carlos J Meheux, Patrick C McCulloch, David M Lintner, Kevin E Varner, Joshua D Harris
PURPOSE: To determine (1) whether platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection significantly improves validated patient-reported outcomes in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) at 6 and 12 months postinjection, (2) differences in outcomes between PRP and corticosteroid injections or viscosupplementation or placebo injections at 6 and 12 months postinjection, and (3) similarities and differences in outcomes based on the PRP formulations used in the analyzed studies. METHODS: PubMed, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, SCOPUS, and Sport Discus were searched for English-language, level I evidence, human in vivo studies on the treatment of symptomatic knee OA with intra-articular PRP compared with other options, with a minimum of 6 months of follow-up...
March 2016: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
Santiago A Lozano-Calderón, Sebastiaan Souer, Chaitanya Mudgal, Jesse B Jupiter, David Ring
BACKGROUND: Plate fixation of the distal part of the radius is believed to improve wrist motion by allowing earlier exercises. We performed a clinical trial comparing mobilization of the wrist joint within two weeks (early motion) or at six weeks (late motion) after volar plate fixation of a fracture of the distal part of the radius in order to test the null hypothesis that there are no differences in the flexion-extension arc three and six months after surgery. METHODS: Sixty patients with an isolated fracture of the distal part of the radius that was treated with a single, fixed-angle volar plate and screws were enrolled...
June 2008: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
Kenneth W Lyles, Cathleen S Colón-Emeric, Jay S Magaziner, Jonathan D Adachi, Carl F Pieper, Carlos Mautalen, Lars Hyldstrup, Chris Recknor, Lars Nordsletten, Kathy A Moore, Catherine Lavecchia, Jie Zhang, Peter Mesenbrink, Patricia K Hodgson, Ken Abrams, John J Orloff, Zebulun Horowitz, Erik Fink Eriksen, Steven Boonen
BACKGROUND: Mortality is increased after a hip fracture, and strategies that improve outcomes are needed. METHODS: In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 1065 patients were assigned to receive yearly intravenous zoledronic acid (at a dose of 5 mg), and 1062 patients were assigned to receive placebo. The infusions were first administered within 90 days after surgical repair of a hip fracture. All patients (mean age, 74.5 years) received supplemental vitamin D and calcium...
November 1, 2007: New England Journal of Medicine
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