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Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery; Hannover Medical School; Hannover, Germany.
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Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
The Mangled Extremity Severity Score (MESS) was developed 25 years ago in an attempt to utilize the extent of skeletal and soft tissue injury, limb ischemia, shock, and age to predict the need for amp...
The purpose of this study is to determine the correlation between non-technical risk factors and the perioperative flap survival rate and to evaluate the choice of skin flap for the reconstruction of ...
The effect of lower extremity pathology and surgery on automobile driving has been a topic of contemporary interest, because these conditions can be associated with impaired driving function. We revie...
Soft tissue defects around the foot and ankle region often present an awkward problem for plastic surgeons. The medial plantar artery flap raised from the non-weightbearing instep of the plantar foot ...
Surgical management of soft-tissue defects of the forefoot and midfoot caused by trauma or diabetic complications can be challenging because locoregional tissue is insufficient to provide adequate fla...
There are no validated patient-reported outcome measures to assess lower extremity function in Finnish language. The present study aimed to 1)translate and culturally validate the Finnish ...
This prospective registry was designed as an observational study to ascertain how commercially available Burst Products are being used by foot and ankle surgeons performing procedures whic...
The purpose of this clinical trial is to establish equivalence or incremental benefit of the Walkaide device to standard of care Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) for patients with foot drop due t...
This study is being done to test the possible benefits of task-specific focused ankle training using the Ankle-Bot on subjects with Multiple Sclerosis who have "foot-drop." The study also...
The presence of foot drop limits normal gait. Our prior data has suggested that approximately 30% of MS patients have foot drop. Although the investigators have observed that "task-speci...
An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.
Entrapment of the distal branches of the posterior TIBIAL NERVE (which divides into the medial plantar, lateral plantar, and calcanial nerves) in the tarsal tunnel, which lies posterior to the internal malleolus and beneath the retinaculum of the flexor muscles of the foot. Symptoms include ankle pain radiating into the foot which tends to be aggravated by walking. Examination may reveal Tinel's sign (radiating pain following nerve percussion) over the tibial nerve at the ankle, weakness and atrophy of the small foot muscles, or loss of sensation in the foot. (From Foot Ankle 1990;11(1):47-52)
The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.
Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).
A severity of disease classification system designed to measure the severity of disease for patients aged 15 and over admitted to intensive care units.