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Optimising perioperative care for hip and knee arthroplasty in South Africa : a Delphi consensus study
(BioMed Central, 2018-05-09)
Background: A structured approach to perioperative patient management based on an enhanced recovery pathway protocol facilitates early recovery and reduces morbidity in high income countries. However, in low- and middle-income ...
Calcific myonecrosis following snakebite
(South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017)
Calcific myonecrosis is a rare condition and is believed to be a late sequela of untreated compartment syndrome. Patients usually present with a progressively enlarging mass, years after the initial injury, that can be ...
HIV seroprevalence and its relation to bone infection, bone tumours and limb reconstruction patients in a South African tertiary hospital
(South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017-11)
BACKGROUND: HIV infection causes a relative immunodeficient state, potentially predisposing patients to osseous infection. It is also associated with non-AIDS defining cancers, and has been described in patients with limb ...
Circular external fixation in the management of tibial plateau fractures in patients over the age of 55 years
(South African Orthopaedic Association, 2018)
Introduction: Tibial plateau fractures in the elderly pose significant treatment challenges because of coexisting medical problems, pre-existing degenerative joint disease and osteoporosis. While several studies have ...