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Annals of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Femoral cartilage thickness in patients with systemic sclerosis: It’s relation to vitamin D

Published On: February 27, 2018 | Pages: 006 - 012

Author(s): Gihan Omar*, Rasha Ali Abdelmajeed, Amal Hassan, Yarah Aseem and Aliaa Hegazzy
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic autoimmune progressive connective tissue disease characterized by widespread vascular, immune and fi brotic changes of the skin and internal organs. Articular cartilage thickness previously investigated in few. Lower levels of vitamin D have been demonstrated in SSc patients and may be related to more sever disease of longer durat ...
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Perioperative hyperglycemia and postoperative periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) after total knee and hip arthroplasty

Published On: January 09, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 005

Author(s): Yuki Maeda*, Nobuo Nakamura and Nobuhiko Sugano
Background: The quantitative relationship based on infection after total joint arthroplasty and perioperative blood glucose levels are not fully discussed. Hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to find the relationship between peri-operative hyperglycemia and infection after total joint arthroplasty by suggesting a cut-off value over which were the risk factor fo ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/amm.000011