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Consenting patients with proximal tibia fractures will be randomized to 10 degree or 21 degree cryotherapy sleeves. Time to discharge and complications will be monitored.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Proximal Tibia Fracture
Cryotherapy, Room temperaure cuff
Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre
University of Manitoba
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:06:34-0400
The aim of this study is to determine the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography (US) in detecting full-thickness (a lesion that extends through both the bursal and articular part of the t...
The aim of this study is to compare knee function and pain one year after treatment of intra-articular proximal tibia fracture using either osteosynthesis with a locking plate (ORIF) or pr...
The investigators sought to compare the intraosseous access success rates of the proximal tibia and the proximal humerus using new Intraosseous access device "NIO" in an adult cadaver mode...
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Fracture of the proximal sesamoid bones continues to be the most common fatal musculoskeletal injury in US racehorses. Identifying factors that influence fracture risk could lead to screening techniqu...
The clinical and radiological outcomes of proximal tibia fractures involving the meta-diaphyseal junction treated with unilateral 3.5-mm locking precontoured anatomical plates are reported. Thirty-nin...
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Fracture in the proximal half of the shaft of the ulna, with dislocation of the head of the radius.
A cartilage-capped benign tumor that often appears as a stalk on the surface of bone. It is probably a developmental malformation rather than a true neoplasm and is usually found in the metaphysis of the distal femur, proximal tibia, or proximal humerus. Osteochondroma is the most common of benign bone tumors.
Compression of the rotator cuff tendons and subacromial bursa between the humeral head and structures that make up the coracoacromial arch and the humeral tuberosities. This condition is associated with subacromial bursitis and rotator cuff (largely supraspinatus) and bicipital tendon inflammation, with or without degenerative changes in the tendon. Pain that is most severe when the arm is abducted in an arc between 40 and 120 degrees, sometimes associated with tears in the rotator cuff, is the chief symptom. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Syndromes and Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed)
Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)
Injuries to the ROTATOR CUFF of the shoulder joint.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
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