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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/10

Why is my knee still stiff and mobility limited 8 weeks after meniscus surgery?   Dr. Alan M. Reznik Hamden, Connecticut  The Orthopaedic Group, a division of Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists   Why is my knee still stiff and mobility limited 8 weeks after meniscus surgery?   Extended Follow-up of a Randomized Clinical Trial of Open vs Endoscopic Release Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Isam Atroshi, MD, PhD1; Manfred Hofer, BSc2; Gert-Uno Larsson, MD3; Jonas Ranstam, PhD4              …
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/09

The 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report To Err Is Human transformed thinking about patient safety in U.S. health care. On its 15th anniversary, a topic largely missing from that report is finally getting its due. With its new re- port, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, the IOM has acknowledged the need to address diagnostic error as a “moral, professional, and public health imperative.”1 The new report emphasizes that diagnostic errors may be one of…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/08

Comparing sutures versus staples for skin closure after orthopaedic surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.   Krishnan R(1), MacNeil SD(1), Malvankar – Mehta MS (1).   BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 20;6(1):e009257. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009257.     To determine whether there still remains a significant advantage in the use of sutures to staples for orthopaedic skin closure in adult patients. Articles were from any country, written in English and published after 1950. We included all randomised control trials…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/07

Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/07 SLAP lesions: a treatment algorithm Tears of the superior labrum involving the biceps anchor are a common entity, especially in athletes, and may highly impair shoulder function. The clinical results of SLAP repairs in middle-aged and older patients are mixed, with worse results and higher revision rates as compared to younger patients. The type of lesion, age of patient, concomitant lesions, and functional requirements, as well as sport activity…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/06

Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/06 Extended Follow-up of a Randomized Clinical Trial of Open vs Endoscopic Release Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome This study uses follow-up data from a randomized trial comparing open and endoscopic release surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome to compare outcomes 11 to 16 years after surgery. In the United States, carpal tunnel release (open or endoscopic) was performed more than 577 000 times in 2006.1 A survey of hand surgeons found…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/05

Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/05 Thrombosis prevention after total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized trial comparing a mobile compression device with low-molecular-weight heparin. Randomized controlled trial Thromboembolic disease is a common complication of total hip arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to compare a new mobile compression device with low-molecular-weight heparin with regard to their safety and effectiveness for the prevention of venous thromboembolic disease. Bleeding events and utilization of (i.e., compliance with)…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/04

Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/04 Factors associated with self-reported failure of binding release among ACL injured male and female recreational skiers: a catalyst to change ISO binding standards?   Female recreational skiers have twice the rate of knee injuries and three time the rate of ACL injuries compared with their male counterparts. Female skiers suffering from a knee injury reported a significantly higher proportion of failure of binding release than knee injured male skiers.…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/03

Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/03 Classification and diagnosis of acute isolated syndesmotic injuries: ESSKA-AFAS consensus and guidelines. A systematic review of the current classification systems, and the clinical and radiological tests for the acute isolated syndesmotic injuries to identify the best method of classification and diagnosis allowing the surgeon to choose the appropriate management. The ESSKA-AFAS consensus panel recommends distinguishing acute isolated syndesmotic injury as stable or unstable. Stable injuries should be treated non-operatively…
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/02

Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/02 Peer-Review Fraud — Hacking the Scientific Publication Process In August 2015, the publisher Springer retracted 64 articles from 10 different subscription journals “after editorial checks spotted fake email addresses, and subsequent internal investigations uncovered fabricated peer review reports,” according to a statement on their website.1 The retractions came only months after BioMed Central, an open-access publisher also owned by Springer, retracted 43 articles for the same reason.. more …  …
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repOrt – Periodico online di SICOOP – 16/01

Medscape Malpractice Report 2015: Why Most Doctors Get Sued Medscape surveyed nearly 4000 primary care physicians and selected specialists to find out if and why they were sued; how the lawsuit affected their career and patient care decisions; and what these doctors suggest to reduce the number of lawsuits. The report shows the long-term effects, both emotional and financial, of malpractice suits on vulnerable doctors. more …   Patients’ decision making in total knee arthroplasty Patients’…
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