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Finally Started - Bilateral Hip & Femoral Osteotomies by Susan Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 11:28am Our check in time was 8:45 but it was 10:30 by the time they got started. I was able to go back into the OR with her like we've done the past 2 times. It is easier on her that way, no tears or pre-sedation required. She has become more attached to her lamby, so we brought it for her to take back with her. She gave it lots of hugs and kisses durin ... Read on »
My request to the AAOS by jodigirl Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:34pm I submitted a request to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons that a member or fellow file a grievance against Chris Dangles, M.D. As a member of the public, I cannot file a grievance. Here is my letter (warning - long): 17 July 2008 VIA FACSIMILE [847.823.8125]VIA FACSIMILE [202.546.5051] AAOS Headquarters ... Read on »
SC and Avascular Necrosis by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 1:09am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 07 October 2010 This series will focus on breaking down and understanding each of the complications that might develop from sickle cell, so that you can know how to prevent it, and how to catch it early. What is Avascular Necrosis? Avascular Necr ... Read on »
My Stomach Hurts by Susan Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 6:29pm ....And it's not from sticky buns. Ainsley has hip dysplasia in both hips and it requires surgical correction. With all her other medical concerns it's not something I talk about very often. She suffered through a Pavlik harness at birth and later an open reduction on one hip closed on the other and months of being in a spica cast and then more m ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS, PART 3 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, now that I have your attention with this photo of a full moon, how many of you remember where you were 40 years ago tomorrow, 20 July 1969? Desperado and Helpful Buckeye were sitting in our tiny apartment, in married student housing, in graduate school at Florida State University, and not quite certain of the importance of what we were about ... Read on »
Odontogenic Rhinosinusitis - An Introduction by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 21 Oct 2013 11:00am Recently, an article in the Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, extrapolated data from a County hospital in Minnesota and calculated a national cost of inpatient hospital care for odontogenic deep neck space infections to be $200 million annually (1).  Absent from this article was any mention of the cost or incidence of ... Read on »
Hand disorders by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 9:12pm Slide 1: Common Hand and Foot Disorders Slide 2: Common hand problems Slide 3: Function of the hand Motor grasp pinch - tip pressure - pulp pressure - lateral pressure hook Slide 4: Function of hand sensory „ stereognosis (position ,size, shape,etc.) „ Pinprick „ light touch Slide 5: Rapid assessment of hand function ... Read on »
Feeling Overwhelmed by Susan Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:38pm Ainsley's care is complex. A lot of the time we are in a groove and things are relatively easy (by Ainsley standards) but this past week or so there has been a lot going on. I think many people including family and friends have no idea the energy it takes to care for her many needs. Of course there is the tracheostomy and G-tube which require a lot ... Read on »
Should I Have A Meniscal Allograft or Arthrosurface? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 10:00pm I've enjoyed your blog for some time now and would appreciate your thoughts on my situation: 51 years old and 10 years post right lateral meniscectomy. Now with valgus deformity and bone on bone laterally.6'3" and at least 80lbs overweight (290). Formerly tennis player and snowboarder now windsurfing is all that's still worth the "pa ... Read on »
Walking the TightRope on cruciate repairs by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:48pm 1 Comment Got a pet with a cruciate ligament injury? Well then, get ready, I’m armed with information and opinions.  This time it’s not about the injury itself or specifically about the cost of its repair (check out parts one and two of this series for more info). No, this post is about the new pup on the block, the so-called TightRope technique for cra ... Read on »