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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

– See: – El Escorial Revisited: Revised Criteria for the Diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – Disorders of Nerves: – Anterior Horn Cell Disorders: – ALS Society Homepage – Discussion: – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a syndrome characterized by both upper and lower motor neuron disease; – destruction of anterior horn cells & descending corticospinal tracts; … Read more

Technique for King-Moe Type I or II

Technique Overview: The strategy for instrumenting a King-Moe Type I or II curve (Figure 19) is similar to that used for a Type III curve. The primary difference is that the lumbar curve is fractionally instrumented with use of a down-going hook at L1 on the convex lumbar, concave thoracic side and an up-going hook … Read more

Wrist Menu

(see also: Hand Menu; Physical Exam; Radiographs) – Arthroscopy – Arthrography – Aspiration – Arthrodesis – Capitate – Carpal Instability – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – CarpoMetaCarpal Fracture – CMC Arthritis – CMC Instability in the Thumb – CMC Instability in the Metacarpals – Darrach’s Procedure – DeQuervain’s Disease – Distal Radial Fractures – Dorsal Intercalated … Read more

Zielke Instrumentation

– Discussion:     – used for rigid or mobile lumbar or thoracolumbar Scoliosis with lordosis Posterior transpedicular Zielke instrumentation of the lumbar spine. Anterior Zielke instrumentation for spinal deformity in adults.

Wrist Disarticulation

– Discussion:     – wrist disarticulation: include the removal of the radius and ulna to styloid processes;     – shape of stump remains bulbous, thus permitting prosthetic attachment, leaving the elbow free and preserving full pronation & supination;     – wrist disarticulation retains distal radio-ulnar joint preserves more forearm rotation, & retaining distal radial flare dramatically … Read more

Wound Dressings

– See: Wound Management Menu / Dressings.org – Optimization of Wound Dressing:     – purpose of a dressing is to protect the wound from diseccation and prevent postoperative contamination;     – normal dry skin contains up 10 to 1000 bacteria per gram of tissue while skin in exposed and moist areas contains up … Read more