785 results match your criteria Acta ortopedica mexicana[Journal]


[The useful of the science that has never been cited].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):303

Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias «Ismael Cosío Villegas», Ciudad de México. México.

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February 2019

[Development for an arthroscopy simulation program for orthopedic residents].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):297-302

Centro Médico ABC, Ciudad de México. México.

Background: There are less and fewer opportunities for residents to learn and develop surgical skills in the operating room. In some parts of the world, the development and adaptation of technology for the teaching of psychomotor skills in surgical specialties appears. Arthroscopy is a surgical technique that lends itself to simulation. Read More

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February 2019
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[Family picnodisostosis, report of a case after 10 years of follow-up].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):291-296

Servicio de Ortopedia. Centro Médico Instituto de Seguridad Social del Estado de México y Municipios (ISSEMyM) Ecatepec. Estado de México. México.

Introduction: Pycnodysostosis is a rare disease secondary to a mutation in gen 1q21 that codifies the cathepsin K, proteolitic enzyme implicated in the metabolism of osteonectin, osteopontin and type I colagen. Its global incidence is around 1-1.7 cases per million, without genre prevalences, it is clinically caracterized by short stature, craneal deformities, «birds face» and bone fragility with pathological fractures tendency predominantly affecting long bones and occasionally vertebral pedicles. Read More

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February 2019
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[Septic arthritis of the knee by Staphylococcus warneri].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):287-290

Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, Unidad de Sépticos. Hospital Universitario «Germans Trias i Pujol». Barcelona, España.

Septic arthritis usually occurs as an acute joint process that can cause a rapid destruction of the cartilage, if the necessary therapeutic measures were not taken. Rarely, Staphylococcus warneri may be the cause of this pathology although due to its diagnostic difficulty we can make mistakes in its treatment. We present the case of a patient with septic arthritis of the knee by this germ and we intend to remark what are the diagnostic measures and recommendations to consider for this osteoarticular infection. Read More

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February 2019

[Benign tumors that cause fractures in children].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):283-286

Hospital Regional «Ignacio Zaragoza», Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado (ISSSTE), Ciudad de México. México.

Introduction: A pathological fracture is defined as that which occurs through an abnormal bone. Approximately 20,000 benign neoplasms of the musculoskeletal system are diagnosed each year. Often the pain of the fracture is the first symptom of a pathological process in the bone. Read More

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February 2019
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[Forearm diaphyseal fractures in pediatric patients. Review of treatment results].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):279-282

Centenario Hospital «Miguel Hidalgo». Aguascalientes, Ags. México.

Objective: To describe the most common types of fractures in patients under 16 years of age at the forearm level, and to evaluate depending on the level of the fracture, the treatment with better results.

Material And Methods: We perform a retrospective analysis to determine the frequency of forearm fractures in patients under 16 years, in the period from January 2013-July 2017. The following diagnoses were entered into the system: forearm fracture, radius fracture, ulnar fracture and bilateral fracture. Read More

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February 2019
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[Radiographic measurement of the acetabular angle for early diagnosis of hip development dysplasia].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):274-278

Servicio de Cardiología Pediátrica. Hospital Materno Perinatal «Mónica Pretelini Sáenz» del Instituto de Salud del Estado de México, Toluca, México.

Background: In order to avoid sequelae in the development dysplasia of the hip the treatment should be early; The acetabular angle corresponds to the inclination of the roof of the acetabulum. Stanisvljevic indicates that to properly measure the acetabular angle, the hips should be placed in abduction. Question: What is the magnitude of the difference in radiographic measurement of the acetabular angle between the anteroposterior projections of pelvis in neutral position and with abduction of hips?

Methods: 916 radiographic measurements were taken by contrasting the neutral position against those of hip abduction, of patients in our clinic attended between April 1, 2010 and March 31, 2013. Read More

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February 2019
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Simplified technique for passing the wire in a single time for the treatment of multifragmentary patella fractures.

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):269-273

Hospital of Traumatology, Medical Unit of High Speciality «Dr. Victorio de la Fuente Narváez», IMSS, Mexico City.

Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of prescription pattern in treatment of multifragmentary patellar fractures in a trauma reference center.

Material And Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of patients record with multifragmentary patellar fractures from December 2010 to December 2013, comparing treatments that include tension band wire, simple cerclage, double cerclage to bone-tendon junction and conservative treatment.

Results: With a total of 92 patients, including 60 women (65. Read More

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February 2019

[Implementation of an integrated clinical process for the care of hip fracture in patients older than 65 years].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):263-268

Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología del Hospital Universitario «Infanta Cristina», Parla, España.

Hip fracture in the elderly is considered to be a serious sanitary problem. In our country, these fractures have experimented an exponential growth, becoming an important challenge for healthcare management. This study is aimed to evaluate the 1-year-follow-up results after the pilot implementation of a multidisciplinary clinical pathway for hip fractures in over-65-year-old patients. Read More

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February 2019
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[Efficacy of surgical treatment by radial nerve transfer in patients with traumatic isolated axillary nerve injury].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):257-262

Clínica de Cirugía de Plexo Braquial y Nervio Periférico, Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad (UMAE). «Dr. Victorio de la Fuente Narváez». Hospital de Traumatología, Ortopedia y Rehabilitación. Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). Ciudad de México.

Purpose: To determine the efficacy of surgical treatment by radial nerve transfer in patients with a diagnosis of isolated axillary nerve traumatic injury.

Material And Methods: We present a series of seven cases, six men and one woman, with a mean age of 51.6 years, with a diagnosis of isolated traumatic axillary nerve injury between January 2013 and December 2016. Read More

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February 2019
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[Acetabulum fractures in the Mexican population].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):251-256

Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad(UMAE) del Hospital de Traumatología y Ortopedia «Lomas Verdes», Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). Naucalpan de Juárez, Méx. México.

Introduction: Acetabular fractures are seen more frequently in emergency services, although compared to other fractures, they are quite rare injuries; it is of paramount importance the understanding and adequate knowledge for the orthopedic surgeons. Determining the prevalence of acetabulum fractures, as well as patient characteristics, injury mechanism and associated injuries; it will allow us to develop and improve the diagnostic and treatment strategies for these patients, as well as future therapeutic research in our hospital.

Material And Methods: Transversal design, descriptive and retrospective. Read More

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February 2019

Ulnar shortening: results for treatment of distal radioulnar joint pathology and conversion to DRUJ replacement arthroplasty.

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Sep-Oct;32(5):245-250

Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. Louisville, KY, EE. UU.

Background: Ulnar shortening (US) is used for treatment of ulnar abutment, early osteoarthrosis (OA) and distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) instability. However, it has never been strongly advocated as a mid-stage procedure to slow OA progression and reduce requirement of secondary DRUJ procedures. The study aim was to determine if a specific sigmoid notch type is likely to lead to DRUJ replacement after US. Read More

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February 2019

[Iatrogenic femoral head fracture during a closed reduction of posterior dislocation of hip. Case report].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):234-239

Servicio de Cadera y Pelvis del Hospital General de Querétaro. Querétaro, México.

The fracture dislocation of the hip is a rare lesion described up to 4 to 17% of the cases and usually secondary to automobile accidents. Generally of poor prognosis and with already well documented complications such as avascular necrosis of the femoral head, osteoarthritis and heterotopic ossification. The iatrogenic fracture of the neck or head of the proximal femur is a complication even more rare and is not documented its incidence in the world literature. Read More

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April 2019
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[Parathyroid carcinoma: diagnosis by a femur fracture].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):229-233

Departamento de Anatomopatología del Hospital Ángeles León. León, Guanajuato. México.

Background: Carcinoma of the parathyroid gland (PC) described by De Quervain since 1909, it represents the least common neoplasm, with an incidence of 1,25/10,000,000 peoples. It has been reported approximately 1,000 cases of CP in world literature. There are two series in Mexico, one of eight patients and other with four cases. Read More

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April 2019
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[Tumor hip prosthesis in fibrous dysplasia of proximal femur. Case report].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):225-228

Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad del Hospital de Traumatología y Ortopedia de Puebla del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social. Puebla, México.

Background: fibrous dysplasia is characterized by the formation of fibrous tissue that generates immature malformed trabeculae. Their involvement may be monostotic or poliostotic.

Case Report: Thirty years old female with fibrous dysplasia of the left hip. Read More

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[The 50 most cited articles in orthopedics and traumatology by Mexican authors].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):214-224

Departamento de Ortopedia. Centro Médico ABC, Ciudad de México, México.

Background: The amount of quotation a scientific article receives is important for the academic impact. In the present study, we analyzed the 50 most cited articles in orthopedics and related areas published by mexican authors, as well as analyzing their main characteristics.

Material And Methods: A search was conducted using Web of Science, of the 50 articles with the largest number of quotation on orthopedics and related areas, in which the principal author or corresponding author had an address in Mexico. Read More

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April 2019
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[Morphological and dimensional changes of the magnetic resonance imaging in the carpal tunnel (pre- and postoperatively)].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):209-213

Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad de Traumatología y Ortopedia «Lomas Verdes» del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). México.

Introduction: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common compression neuropathy of the upper limb, and the release of the median nerve is the surgical treatment that is carried out. There are several surgical techniques used to treat this condition; However, this virtual cavity, which we call the carpal tunnel, undergoes several morphological and dimensional changes, prior to surgery and after surgery using the various techniques that the surgeon has a predilection for.

Material And Methods: Observational, prospective and longitudinal study conducted in the period from March to November 2009. Read More

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Comparative study between Plate-Graff, Plate-Cage and peek cage in cervical spine fusion.

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):203-208

Spine Surgery Service. National Institute of Rehabilitation Luis Guillermo Ibarra Ibarra. Mexico City. Mexico.

Objective: To compare results of Plate-Graff, Plate-Cage and PEEK cage in patients with cervical stenosis.

Material And Methods: Prospective, with before and after intervention and comparative study. From January 2005 to October 2011 we included 37 patients (male: 48. Read More

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April 2019
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[Leucocyte esterase as a reliable diagnostic, cost-effective and fast in knee infections].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):198-202

Dirección de Educación e Investigación en Salud, Hospital de Traumatología. Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad (UMAE). «Dr. Victorio de la Fuente Narváez», Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). Ciudad de México. México.

Background: The articular infection represents a challenge due to its complexity and its devastating effect when not treated promptly. We have various diagnostic studies: cultures, ESR, CRP, count of leukocytes, among others but none is specific, it takes more than 30 minutes to complete and require complex infrastructure. In this study we determine the sensitivity and specificity of the leukocyte esterase for detection of an infectious process joint in Mexican population. Read More

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April 2019
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Preoperative serum albumin as a predictor of complications following total hip replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jul-Aug;32(4):193-197

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Hospitals. UMAE «Dr. Victorio de la Fuente Narváez», Mexico City.

Background: Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by polyarthritis with progressive articular wear, immunologic abnormalities and increasing physical limitation. Surgical correction with hip replacement comes as a successful solution for patients with advanced articular destruction. Following intervention, surgical site infection (SSI), venous thromboembolism, sepsis, renal and major cardiovascular complications are among the most cited in the literature. Read More

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April 2019
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[Syndrome of vertebral destruction: understanding to practice].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):182-187

Hospital Centro Médico de Occidente. Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). Guadalajara, Jalisco. México.

The term «vertebral destruction syndrome» comprises pathologies causing structural changes in the spine, mainly in the vertebral body, producing mechanical deformity and neurological involvement. The pathologies found in this definition may be infectious, metabolic or tumoral. Vertebral osteomyelitis is a disease that occurs mainly in adults > 50 years; we speak of spondylodiscitis when the condition affects the disc and vertebral body. Read More

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December 2018
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[Calcaneal fractures: controversies and consensus].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):172-181

Universidad de La Laguna. Tenerife. España.

Calcaneal fractures are the most common tarsal fractures and their treatment is still debated today. We intend in this update to highlight the points of controversy and clarify the consensus, especially in the treatment of intra-articular fractures, as well as to describe the management of major complications. Read More

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December 2018
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[Dedifferentiated diaphyseal juxtacortical osteosarcoma of ulna with metastasis to the lung].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):167-171

Departamento de Piel y Partes Blandas del Instituto Nacional de Cancerología. Ciudad de México, México.

Dedifferentiated parosteal osteosarcoma is a variant in which a high grade osteosarcoma coexists with a parosteal osteosarcoma. We report the case of a 20-year-old female patient who presented with six months of evolution of pain and functional limitation of the right forearm, with no apparent cause; radiographs were performed, observing a tumoral lesion in the diaphysis of the right ulna. Physical examination showed pain upon palpation in the diaphysis of the ulna and limitation of prone-supination. Read More

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December 2018
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[Interlocking femoral nail and total knee Arthroplasty in one stage for a patient with a femoral diaphyseal stress fracture].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):163-166

Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, Hospital de Sabadell. Institut Universitari Parc Taulí Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, España.

We present the case of an 81-year-old woman who was followed up by the Rheumatology Service for osteoporosis and treated with bisphosphonates for more than five years. She reported a fracture of the distal third of the contralateral femur by a low energy mechanism, treated with retrograde intramedullary nailing the previous year. She presented a clinic of cruralgia and left gonalgia, without previous trauma. Read More

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December 2018
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[Postoperative functional angular anatomy in patients with anterior cruciate ligament with autologous graft].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):157-162

Servicio de Cirugía Articular, Hospital Juárez de México, Ciudad de México.

Background: Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) aims to restore the original anatomy. The clinical outcome could be imperfect when graft placement is not in an anatomical position; moreover, the conventional transtibial reconstruction of the ACL often locates the graft away from the anatomical site, leading to abnormal biomechanical behavior and kinematics of the knee. The objective of this work was to assess the importance of the angular reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament during arthroscopic replacement and to compare the postoperative functional results. Read More

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December 2018
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[Quantification of changes in the external morphology of the back by means of surface topography based on structured light in idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents after a year of treatment with orthopedic corse].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):145-156

Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología. Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia. Valencia, España.

Background: To quantify the morphological changes in the surface of the back of adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis as a result of treatment with braces and to correlate them with radiographic changes.

Material And Methods: An analytical, cohort, prospective study on a sample of 31 adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. We divided them into two groups: eleven treated with braces and twenty without them. Read More

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December 2018
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[Complex fractures of the clavicles lateral third].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):140-144

Módulo de Cirugía de Hombro y Codo, Hospital General Xoco. Av. México Coyoacán S/N, Col. General Anaya, Deleg. Benito Juárez, CP 03340, Ciudad de México, México.

Background: Fractures of the lateral third of the clavicle represent 18% of all clavicle fractures. Even though non-displaced fractures can be managed conservatively, displaced fractures have a non-union percentage of 30%. Multiple approaches have been proposed to manage the displaced fractures. Read More

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December 2018
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[Continuous vs. intermitent intravenous analgesia for primary total knee replacement: analysis of the quality of the pain control, hospital stay and costs].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):134-139

Instituto Allende de Cirugía Reconstructiva de los Miembros, Córdoba-Argentina.

Background: The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines pain as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Total knee arthroplasty is one of the orthopedic surgeries that manifests more pain in the first 24-48 hours, needing a multimodal analgesic therapy. The objective of this work is to compare two different intravenous analgesic modes applied to patients undergoing a primary total knee arthroplasty, analyzing the quality of pain control, hospital stay and costs. Read More

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December 2018
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[Prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia in patients occupationally active].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):131-133

Clínica de Detección y Diagnóstico Automatizado, Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado (ISSSTE), Ciudad de México.

Background: Osteoporosis is a public health problem worldwide, affecting more than 200 million people. It is estimated that 30 to 50% of postmenopausal women suffer from it. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a decrease in the density and quality of bones. Read More

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December 2018
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[Functional results and complications of the use of the proximal femoral nail in the treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):126-130

Centro de Evaluación de Tecnologías, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia.

Introduction: Cephalomedullary nails are used for the treatment of hip fractures; however, there are few studies that allow identifying data on the complications of the use of these devices and the results in terms of restoration of the functionality of the patient.

Methods: A cross-sectional study of patients with femur fracture was conducted during the period from January 2008 to December 2012. Data on demographic and clinical variables were collected. Read More

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December 2018
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[Infrapectineal plate for repair with minimal invasion of quadrilateral blade acetabular fractures: description new implant and paramedial access].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 May-Jun;32(3):118-125

Instituto de Astronomía de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Introduction: Quadrilateral plate fractures are the most difficult to reduce and fix. Different techniques have been developed for quadrilateral plate osteosynthesis. The objective of this work was to create an implant and a novel approach to simplify and improve acetabular fracture osteosynthesis. Read More

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December 2018
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[Clinical and molecular study in a family with multiple osteochondromatosis].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):108-111

Departamento de Genética. Facultad de Biología. Universidad de Barcelona. CIBERER, IBUB. Barcelona, España.

We present two cases of a family with the diagnosis of multiple osteochondromatosis, which was confirmed by molecular study with nonsense in heterozygosis mutation c.1219CT, (p.Gln407Stop) in the EXT1 gene. Read More

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September 2018
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[Congenital Analgesia: report of 2 cases].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):102-107

Servicio de Ortopedia Pediátrica de la Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad (UMAE), Hospital de Traumatología y Ortopedia Lomas Verdes. Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Naucalpan de Juárez, Edo. Méx. México.

Congenital analgesia is a rare condition, reporting in the international literature in rare cases since 1932, when it was first described. Its cause has been the subject of development of multiple theories and studies through the years. Currently various studies and experiments as its origin point mutation in the gene encoding SC9NA sodium channels, which have an important role in nociceptive transmission signals in the human body. Read More

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September 2018

[Usefulness of the arthrogram in the decision therapy in children with developmental dysplasia of the hip from 3 months to 3 years of age].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):98-101

Hospital Shriners de México. México.

Objective: To evaluate the utility of arthrography as a tool in therapeutic decision in developmental dysplasia of hip (DDH).

Material And Methods: 19 children with true DDH with age between three months and three years, without previous surgical treatment, with Tonis II or III, and complete X-rays. For each case; therapeutic decision was registered for X-rays and arthrography by three independent observers, we took like standard, surgery in each patient necessary to obtain a concentric reduction and good acetabular coverage. Read More

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September 2018
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[Clinical and functional results of the Broström-Gould technique for lateral ankle instability: evaluation with three scales].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):93-97

Clínica Medyarthros, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.

Background: The most frequent sequel to the ankle sprain is the instability of the lateral ligament complex; the results of surgical treatment have not been evaluated with multiple scales simultaneously. The objective of the study was to assess the clinical and functional results with three scales in patients with lateral instability of ankle undergoing Broström-Gould technique, using for fixation, anchors with suture to distal fibula.

Material And Methods: The design of the study was cross-sectional and descriptive; we included patients with lateral instability of ankle and partial or complete rupture of the APA or CP ligament subject to repair with Broström-Gould technique. Read More

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September 2018
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[Use of metaphyseal stems «Proxima» DePuy: our experience to more than five years].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):88-92

Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, Hospital Universitario de Vic, Barcelona, España.

The total hip arthroplasty with short stems to preserve bone is a good choice in young patients that expected future revision surgery, it is also a good choice when we use approaches for minimal invasive surgeries. In this study, we have evaluated, clinically and radiologically, our experience in total hip arthroplasty with the use of short stems and metaphyseal anchorage. In total we have involved 23 patients with a mean age of 50. Read More

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September 2018
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[Biomechanical analysis through numerical simulation of rupture of the tibial posterior tendon in valgus flat foot: a cadeveric study].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):82-87

Ortopedia y Traumatología del Hospital General León. León, Gto., México.

The insufficiency of the posterior tibial tendon is the most common acquired cause of pain related to valgus flatfoot deformity in adults. The acquired flatfoot adult is a very painful symptomatic deformity resulting from a gradual stretching (attenuation) of the posterior tibial tendon and ligaments that support the arch of the foot. The progressive pain acquired flatfoot adult affects four times more women than men. Read More

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September 2018
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[Prevalence of complications related to the removal of the syndesmotic screw].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):76-81

Servicio de Epidemiologí, Hospital General Regional No. 2, Unidad Médica de Atención Ambulatoria (UMAA), Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Villa Coapa, Ciudad de México.

Background: Removal of the syndesmotic screw is a currently-disputed procedure. Most of the publications that promote avoid this procedure considered that the rate of complications is high. The aim of this work was to determine the rate of complications related to the removal of the syndesmotic screw to learn about the safety and compare the results with the international literature. Read More

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September 2018

[Subacromial sodium hyaluronate injection for the treatment of chronic shoulder pain: A prospective series of eighty patients].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):70-75

Departamento de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología. Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria. España.

Objective: Our purpose was to assess the effectiveness of hyaluronic acid infiltrations for chronic shoulder pain as an alternative to the non-surgical and surgical treatments that are currently available.

Material And Methods: This is a prospective study of 80 consecutive patients suffering from chronic shoulder pain followed for twelve months. Five subacromial hyaluronic acid injections on five consecutive weeks were administrated to all patients. Read More

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September 2018
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[Frequency of complications in patients older than 60 years with hip fracture].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):65-69

Traumatología y Ortopedia. Hospital «Dr. Darío Fernández Fierro», Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado (ISSSTE), Ciudad de México. México.

Introduction: According to figures from INEGI 2009, indicate that one in 12 Mexican women and one in 20 men over 65 will suffer a hip fracture. Is expected to reach 110,055 patients in the year 2050. Femoral neck stress fractures are more common in women and consist of 5 to 10%. Read More

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September 2018
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Epidemiological and radiological profile of patients with degenerative scoliosis: 20 year experience at a referral institute.

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):60-64

Spine Surgery Division. National Institute of Rehabilitation. Mexico City.

Background: Adult degenerative scoliosis is a complex three-dimensional rotational deformity, in a previously straight spine, resulting in sagittal and axial disbalance.

Material And Methods: This retrospective study presents the casuistry of patients 40 to 80 years old with adult degenerative scoliosis who underwent surgery in a referral institute from January 1994 to December 2013.

Results: The prevalence was 0. Read More

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September 2018

[72 years of existence].

Authors:
J Negrete-Corona

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):59

Colegio Mexicano de Ortopedia y Traumatología. Ciudad de México. México.

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September 2018

[Review of femoral component with proximal metaphyseal reconstruction using allograft cortical struts in a multioperated patient. Case report].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):48-52

Cirugía Articular. Hospital Regional «Lic. Adolfo López Mateos», Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado (ISSSTE), Ciudad de México. México.

Introduction: Periprosthetic hip fractures are those that occur at the femoral and acetabular level. These fractures are associated with a wide variety of problems such as comminution, loose of bone stock and loosening of the femoral stem. Treatment of these fractures has historically been associated with high rates of treatment failures, complications and unsatisfactory outcomes. Read More

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September 2018
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[Acetabular revision at 96 years old. Is the age a limiting factor in revision surgery for hip replacement?]

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):44-47

Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología de la Fundació Althaia.Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa. Catalán, España.

This is a case report of a 96 year old woman with pain and functional impotence in her left hip after fall. X rays were performed and loosening of the acetabular component was appreciated. After discussion of treatment options, it was decided to cement an acetabular component for a double mobility head. Read More

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September 2018
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[Management of the chronic compartment syndrome of the leg in athletes.
Presentation of 2 cases and review of literature].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):41-43

Departamento de Medicina Basada en Evidencia. Universidad Autónoma de Durango, Escuela de Medicina, Campus Chihuahua. Chih. México.

A problem commonly undiagnosed, severe and diffi cult to treat is chronic compartment syndrome in athletes. This pathology in its acute phase requires a diagnosis and treatment early to avoid muscle necrosis and neurological injury. Also, in chronic cases, the diagnosis is mainly clinical and the complete liberation of all compartments of the leg is essential. Read More

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September 2018
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[Shoulder arthroplasty complications: case report].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):36-40

Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, España.

Background: Infection and instability are the complications of prosthetic shoulder surgery of more difficult management. Instability builds up to half of the cases, while the fungal infection accounts for less than 1% of all and can cause severe damage to bone and soft tissue.

Methods: In this case clinical fungal infection by Candida parapsilosis is presented in a shoulder hemiarthroplasty indicated by a fracture of the proximal humerus. Read More

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September 2018
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[Rehabilitation of hip fractures. Systematic review].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):28-35

Facultad de Medicina «Dr. Alberto Romo Caballero», Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas. Tamaulipas. México.

Introduction: Hip fractures are considered among one of the most disabling injuries in patients older than 60 years of age. This fractures are associated with a high incidence of mortality and it is the leading cause of hospital admission that requires surgical treatment in Orthopaedic Trauma Centers.

Methods: This systematic review aimed to group, classify and report the best level of evidence of physical therapy and rehabilitation of patients that have been treated with osteostynthesis after trochanteric or subtrochanteric fracture. Read More

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September 2018
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[Strength and function of hand before and after release of carpal tunnel in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus by open and endoscopic approach. Case-control study].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):22-27

División de Cirugía de Mano y Microcirugía. Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación «Luis Guillermo Ibarra Ibarra», Ciudad de México.

Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the upper extremity neuropathy more frequent. Treatments led to the entrapment of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel are more complicated and the results less promising and unsatisfactory in diabetic patients. The objective of this study is to compare the results of strength and hand function in healthy patients against patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) with a diagnosis of CTS before and after the open and endoscopic release of the carpal tunnel. Read More

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September 2018
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[Comparison of the functional outcomes of patients with arthroscopic repair of massive rotator cuff ruptures alone or combined with acromioplasty or biceps tenotomy].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):17-21

Servicio de Ortopedia del Deporte y Artroscopía. Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación «Luis Guillermo Ibarra Ibarra», Ciudad de México.

Background: The rotator cuff injury it is one of the most common causes of pain and functional disability of the shoulder with an annual reported incidence of 4.5 million cases in the United States. It is one of the leading causes of pain of shoulder in patients older than 60 years. Read More

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September 2018
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[Shoulder injuries in the elderly and their functional impact on the DASH scale].

Acta Ortop Mex 2018 Jan-Feb;32(1):13-16

Facultad de Medicina de León, Universidad de Guanajuato. México.

Introduction: Disabling shoulder problems in the elderly are common.

Objective: To quantify the diagnoses found in 100 consecutive shoulders cases in rehabilitation and its functional impact on the DASH scale.

Material And Methods: 100 consecutive patients with age 65 years received in the Rehabilitation Department, performing diagnosis and functional assessment in the DASH scale. Read More

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September 2018
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