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Versatility of the Cross-Finger Flap for Reconstruction of the Thumb

2017-03

Tiberiu Paul Neagu, Sabina Ionita, Iulia Gabriela Marcu, Razvan Nicolae Teodoreanu, Cristina Iulia Filip, Cristian Radu Jecan, Ioan Lascar

It is well known that the thumb is responsible for 40% of the hand function. Th erefore, preserving its length and mobility represents the main objective of the plastic surgeon while choosing the most appropriate reconstruction technique[1]. When resurfacing of the fingers is needed after hand injuries, cross-finger flaps have proved themselves very useful[2]. Since its premier many years ago[3], this type of flap remains an elegant method in order to cover exposed bones or tendons of the fi n-ger, in order to ensure length preservation and function recovery. [...]

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Complex Treatment of a High-Energy Proximal Femur Fracture in a Young Adult - a Case Presentation

2017-03

Fabian Klein, Florin Safta, Daniel Vilcioiu, Ioan Cristescu

Highly comminutive proximal femur fractures in yo-ung healthy adults often occur after high energy trau-ma, such as traffic accidents[1].

The classification of fracture type poses a difficulty, as highly comminuted fractures donít necessarily respect the anatomical regions of the proximal femur, but rather affect the area as a whole[2,3]. [...]

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How Complicated a Complicated Case Can Become?

2017-03

Mirela Tiglis, Liliana Elena Mirea, Raluca Ungureanu, Ioana Cristina Grintescu, Tiberiu Paul Neagu, Ioana Marina Grintescu

The incidence of work related injuries is high worldwide. More than 300 million accidents happen during work and are responsible for almost 2 millions of deaths. The incidence of crush syndrome is 2-15% in all trauma patients and frequently can determine trauma-related amputations, especially if the lower limb is involved and the main mechanism is crushing. Crush syndrome is the systemic manifestation of rhabdomyolysis due to muscles reperfusion injury that happened when the compressive forces on the tissues are released, being of-ten related with occupational accidents[1]. [...]

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Tuberculosis of Testis: a Rare Disease

2017-03

Vasilica Minciuna, Ovidiu Gabriel Bratu, Octavian Cretu

Tuberculosis represents one of the most important pro-blems in public health. It is an intense studied infectio-us disease, in the past and also in present[2,3].

The incidence of tuberculosis is decreasing in most indistrualized countries due to the improvement of prevention and therapeutic means (BCG vaccination, antituberculostatic therapy)[3]. [...]

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Optimizing the Surgical Approach in Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis - the Utility of Different Types of Surgical Incisions

2017-03

Costin Datu, Olivia Stanciu, Mircea Andriescu, Catalin Chiriac-Babei

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is the most common surgical indication for children during the first six months of life[1]. In infants with HPS, the pyloric canal is elongated, its muscular walls severely thickened with an edematous mucosa. As a result, the pyloric relaxation is markedly restricted, causing upper digestive ob-struction[2]. [...]

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