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Total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are successful orthopaedic procedures with an ever-increasing demand annually worldwide, and persistent wound drainage (PWD) is a well-known complication following these procedures. Despite many definitions for PWD having been proposed, a validated description remains elusive. PWD is a...
Elderly hip fracture patients are at risk of stress-related gastric mucosal damage, and upper gastrointestinal bleeding is one of the underrecognized but devastating complications. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) offer effective prophylaxis against stress-related gastric mucosal damage. Systematic analysis of the literature revealed numerous articles...
»: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare congenital disorder that affects connective tissue. »: Modern medicine has mitigated the mortality that is associated with OI, allowing patients to live a near-normal life span. »: The degenerative process in OI is probably accelerated because of subclinical intra-articular fractures, joint laxity, and...