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Uncommon course of the ulnar artery
Tissue-engineered vascularized bone grafts: Basic science and clinical relevance to trauma and reconstructive microsurgery
Bone grafts are an important part of orthopaedic surgeon's armamentarium. Despite well-established bone-grafting techniques, large bone defects still represent a challenge. Efforts have therefore been made to develop ...
Incidence and prevention of thromboembolic events in one stage bilateral total hip arthroplasty: A systematic review
We conducted a thorough search of all the English language literature and carried out a meta-analysis in an attempt to reveal potential differences on the incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) ...
Functional anatomy of the mandibular nerve: Consequences of nerve injury and entrapment
Various anatomic structures including bone, muscle, or fibrous bands may entrap and potentially compress branches of the mandibular nerve (MN). The infratemporal fossa is a common location for MN compression and one of the ...
The plasma coagulation cascade: Potential targets for novel anticoagulants in major lower limb surgery
Strategies for prevention of venous thromboembolism in orthopaedic patients undergoing major lower limb surgery include pharmacological prophylaxis. Over the last three decades, the search for new safe and effective ...
Descriptive study on parents' knowledge, attitudes and practices on antibiotic use and misuse in children with upper respiratory tract infections in Cyprus
Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are common in children and represent a significant cause of antibiotic abuse which contributes to the development of antibiotic resistance. A survey was conducted in Cyprus in ...
Primary care pediatricians' perceptions of vaccine refusal in Europe
An electronic survey assessing primary care pediatricians' estimations and practices regarding parents' vaccination refusal was sent to 395 members of the European Academy of Pediatrics Research in Ambulatory Setting ...
Nursing role in monitoring during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the peri-arrest period: A review
Objective: The study objective was to present a comprehensive literature review on the monitoring of patients with cardiac arrest (CA) and the nursing contribution in this crucial situation. Monitoring techniques during ...
Anatomic variations of the cardiac valves and papillary muscles of the right heart
This article reviews the right atrioventricular and pulmonary valves, along with their anatomic variations as well as the papillary muscles and chordae tendineae of the right ventricle of the human heart. A brief anatomical ...