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Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Lab Assessment

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Lab Assessment

Discover an overview of hypophosphatasia and details required to facilitate the timely and accurate detection of low alkaline phosphatase.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

See information on psoriasis pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, comorbidities, treatment options, and more.

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Journal articles

The Success of Hip Arthroscopy in an Active Duty Population.

To examine the outcomes of arthroscopic treatment of the hip in a young, active military population.

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Single-stage treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with a new absorbable, gentamicin-loaded, calcium sulphate/hydroxyapatite biocomposite: a prospective series of 100 cases.

Chronic osteomyelitis may recur if dead space management, after excision of infected bone, is inadequate. 

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Arthrodesis for septic arthritis of the ankle: risk factors and complications.

Septic ankle joint arthrodesis is a good therapeutic option in cases of infection after trauma or orthopedic surgical procedures. Many different procedures have been described, but external fixation seems to be standard. 

Added 2 years ago

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