Diagnostic Ultrasound for Traumatic Radial Nerve Injury: A Visual Vignette
Rana Terlemez, Selda Çiftçi, Tülay Erçalık, Jülide Öncü, Figen Yilmaz and Banu Kuran
Article Type: Short Commentary | First Published: March 31, 2018
A 35-year-old man had fallen down from the first floor and admitted emergency department with pain, swelling and deformity on the right elbow. The radiograph showed fracture of the right supracondylar humerus. After surgical exploration and internal fixations, the patient referred to our clinic as elbow contracture with traumatic median and ulnar nerve injury....
Tocilizumab in Paget's Disease of Bone and Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Report
Giovanna Cuomo, Ciro Romano, Elisabetta Maria Frongillo, Gaetano Scognamiglio and Luigi Elio Adinolfi
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2018
PDB is a progressive monostotic or polyostotic metabolic disease characterized by a focal abnormal bone remodeling, with an increased bone resorption and an excessive, disorganized new bone formation. It affects both men and woman, with a slight predominance in men....
Survey of Current and Prospective Approaches in Bone Grafting Technology
William Snyder, Brandon Leighton, Stephanie Kidd, Stephen Shively, Jon Gorog and Jonathan W Lowery
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 30, 2018
It is estimated that more than 500,000 bone grafting surgeries occur annually in the US to repair or replace defects. Significant progress has been made in this field in recent years, thus making it opportune to survey the technologies currently available and highlight promising future strategies. Here, we offer a timely summarization of the field separated into three areas: Autografts-where bone tissue is harvested from the patient; allografts- taken from cadavers or animals; and intelligently-...