dislocations


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dis·lo·ca·tions

(dis-lō-kā'shŭnz)
Displacements of an organ or any part; specifically disturbance or disarrangement of the normal relation of the bones entering into the formation of a joint.
Synonym(s): luxation (1) .
[L. dislocatio, fr. dis-, apart, + locatio, a placing]
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ISLAMABAD:Knee dislocations are becoming more common among obese people, and these patients are more likely than normal-weight individuals to develop blood vessel damage that can lead to amputations, a recent study suggests.
ISLAMABAD -- Knee dislocations are becoming more common among obese people, and these patients are more likely than normal-weight individuals to develop blood vessel damage that can lead to amputations, a recent study suggests.
a team of researchers has shed some light on the burden of knee dislocations in this population.
Despite being a common pathology, relatively easy to diagnose, with well known risk factors, and over 100 operative techniques, patellar dislocations were mainly treated nonoperatively till the last 15 years [5-7].
Changes in the mechanical properties of structural materials are more closely related to microstructural evolutions influenced by dislocations and their configurations.
In particular, dislocations occurring within the first 3 months have been associated with inappropriate capsulorhexis, while dislocations occurring after the first 3 months have been associated with zonular weakness.
While it is now possible to computationally model the behavior of individual dislocations and their interaction, the large number of these defects in a macroscopic specimen requires a multi-scale approach.
Injuries associated with traumatic anterior glenohumeral dislocations.
For Rockwood grade III dislocations, surgical intervention provides a better cosmetic outcome but increases infection risk (SOR: B, meta-analysis of retrospective case series).
Upper C-spine injuries are about 24% of the fractures and dislocations of the C-spine injuries.