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Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology - Serbian Journal of the Medical Chamber

Bone transplantation in orthopaedic surgery

INTRODUCTION Modern orthopedics is more and more frequently faced with the problem of treating bone defects of varying size and etiology. These defects occur in several ways and can be found as defects in various tumor-like lesions, after resection of parts of bone due to benign or malignant tumors,...

Complications after hip disarticulation and hemipelvectomy

INTRODUCTION Hip disarticulation and hemipelvectomy are surgical techniques of leg amputation, through the hip joint or through the pelvic bone, which entail removing the acetabulum along with the rest of the leg. Both are some of the most radical surgical procedures, not only in orthopedic, but...

Influence of the timing of hip fracture surgery on final treatment outcomes

INTRODUCTION Globally, the incidence of hip fractures has had an increasing trend, due to longer life expectancy. It is estimated that, by 2050, it will have reached 6.26 million cases a year, which is an immense increase from 1.6 million cases a year, registered in 1990 [1]. It has been estimated...

Principles of pelvic fracture treatment in polytrauma patients

INTRODUCTION Treating pelvic fracture is one of the greatest challenges in orthopedic surgery and traumatology. Pelvic fractures occur as the result of powerful force, primarily in traffic accidents (60%), in falls from height (30%), as well as in shooting and industrial accidents [1]. In a small...

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