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Many middle aged men and women develop osteoarthritis of the knee. In Caucasians, Osteoarthritis of the knee affects the inner half or medial compartment to start with and then proceeds to affect the outer half or lateral compartment. The erect posture of man and a few other animals contributes to 60% of weight transmission through the inner side of the joint which contributes to wear. Localized attrition occurs in the beginning as a so called...
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Unicondylar or Partial Knee replacement Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, Chennai www.kneeindia.com                                                           Cell 9282165002              Model of a Uni condylar knee replacement                                                                Many middle aged men and women develop osteoarthritis of the knee. In Caucasians, Osteoarthritis of the knee affects the inner half or medial compartment to start with and then proceeds to affect the outer half or lateral compartment. The erect posture of man and a few other animals contributes to 60%...
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My Patient ,a 40 years widow suffering from Chronic PID(salphingitis) also had Menoorhagia for 6 months. was given one unit of Blood followed by medical and anaesthetic fitness. insisted for Hysterectomy. I did subtotal Hysterectomy with bilateral salphingectomy  today morning at 6 am. Surgery went  smooth.She is very much relieved of her pain now and feels good about it. I showed the specimen to her daughter and brother -in-law. and could see the change in...
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Kudos to the doctors at AIIMS for pulling off a marathon surgery to save the life of Supratim Dutta who was pierced by an angular rod. Also a salute to the man who lived through this!
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HTML Source EditorWord wrap Hip replacement and its alternatives Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Chennai. Tel 9282165002 E mail akvenkat@gmail.com akvenkat15@hotmail.com Web - www.hipsurgery.in   Have you been advised a hip replacement operation? If yes, please read the following information on facts about the operation and more advanced bone preserving hip replacement options called Proxima hip replacement and hip resurfacing.   The hip joint may need to be replaced with an artificial joint when it is irreversibly...
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High Flexion Total knee replacement A welcome boon for patients with Knee osteoarthritis www.kneeindia.com Mail to akvenkat15@hotmail.com     Osteoarthritis of knees affects predominantly the senior citizen age group. Total knee replacement is a permanent solution to the aged suffering to provide permanent pain relief. The elderly become pain free and the quality of life improves. However there has been a universal feeling amongst south Indians that the majority of implants available in India and...
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India Today has recently (June 2008) published ranking of medical colleges in India. The top colleges are: 1.AIIMS, Delhi2.CMC, Vellore3.AFMC, Pune4.KEM, Mumbai5.GMC, Mumbai6.JIPMER, Pondicherry7.Faculty of Medicine, AMU8.MMC, Chennai9.Bangalore Medical College 10.Lady Hardinge, Delhi Does the community agree with these rankings?  
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