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HOST study – HIV in orthopaedic skeletal trauma study : protocol for a multicentre case-cohort study
Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) have both been shown to reduce bone mineral density, mineralisation and bone turnover. Our study group and other researchers have suggested ...
Outcomes of segmental tibia fractures treated with circular external fixation at a single centre in a developing world setting
(South African Orthopaedic Association, 2018)
Background: Segmental tibia fractures historically are treated with special consideration due to their complexity, high complication rate and the propensity for associated injuries. Circular external fixators (CEFs) offer ...