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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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We do not recommend self-setting of shoulder dislocations," says Richelle Takemoto, an orthopaedic surgeon with Kauai Medical Clinic/Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Lihue, Hawaii.
As concerns the presence of edge and screw dislocations also existing in any real crystal, the paper [9] has shown that in fact the dislocations modify significantly the diffusion mechanism in the electrolyte: their stress field hinders or promotes the charge transfer by creating preferential paths depending on the orientation of the dislocation stress field with respect to the electrode planes.
Acute shoulder dislocations can be effectively managed by closed reduction maneuvers," says lead study author Thomas Youm, MD, clinical assistant professor, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases.
Plain radiographs obtained of the right hip were consistent with a posterior dislocation (Fig.
1-3) Normal RLN function supports the diagnosis of dislocation (or arthrodesis) if an immobile vocal fold is seen on examination.
She said: "The Royal gave me the best dislocation treatment I've had.
Presently for all active athletic individuals under the age of 30, arthroscopic repair (key-hole surgery) is recommended after the first dislocation.
The patient was in a state of shock with an open right-sided anterior hip dislocation with the femoral head being visible in the inguinal region (Fig.
He noted that knee dislocation involves progressive hyperextension of the knee, and that, at 30 degrees of hyperextension, the posterior knee capsule is rent, and at 50 degrees, the popliteal artery actually fails.
uk Phoebe Bruce from Hawarden has seen the number of agonising dislocations (top inset) she suffers increase dramatically.
The PCM that researchers used in their study contained long tellurium-telluriumbonds that can easily slide apart, facilitating the planar dislocations that cause the material to amorphize.
1) Glenoid bone loss is found in as many as 41% of first-time dislocations and this increases to 81% in patients with a recurrence.