Search for dissertations about: "ilizarov external fixator"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words ilizarov external fixator.

  1. 1. On the treatment of tibial fractures using the Ilizarov fixator

    Author : Telmo Oliveira Ramos; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tibial fracture; external fixation; load; EQ-5D; NHP; VAS; intramedullary nail; gait analysis; randomised study;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse the results of the Ilizarov method in patients with different types of tibial fracture and compare them with conventional methods, in terms of primary union, complication rates, post-operative function, quality of life, and how the patients´ gait was affected during rehabilitation. Fifty-eight patients with isolated diaphyseal fractures (Study I) were randomised to treatment with either the Ilizarov method (IL) or locked intramedullary nailing (IM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Congenital clubfoot : Aspects on epidemiology, residual deformity and patient reported outcome

    Author : Henrik M Wallander; Göran Hansson; Sune Larsson; Michael Benson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Congenital clubfoot; incidence; ultrasonography; forefoot adduction; navicular position; spurious correction; Ilizarov External Fixator; subjective outcome; stiffness; patient reported outcome; norm group; gender difference; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis on congenital clubfoot was to estimate the incidence with a national perspective, analyse residual deformities and their management, and evaluate patient reported long-term quality of life and foot function. Paper I was a prospective, nationwide sampling of 280 children with congenital clubfoot during 1995-96. READ MORE