What is a Herniated Disc? A disc herniation occurs when a portion of the intervertebral disc material bulges and ‘sticks out’ into the neural canal. This can produce pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots and cause pain, numbness, or tingling into the arm or leg. This is very rarely a surgical condition and […]
Hip Replacement Surgery: Benefits of it ! Human bones are continuously being removed and formed, which is necessary for its proper maintenance. However, in certain cases, especially with aging, some bones and joints will be worn down to an extent where the body will not be able to reform them. This is especially true in […]
As the destiny steers My life filled with joy and tears Times I flied Times I cried The book of life, so vast Filled with future, present and past Learning more and more Memories deep in my heart’s core The journey may sometimes be rough But I am determined to be tough
The art called teaching is unique in a way that If you teach a student a lesson for a day it finishes by the end of the day but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
I was in a flight on way back to Delhi today where I met a Junior of my PG days ( from a different domain , not Orthopaedics ). He is connected with me on Facebook as well. So for good two hours we discussed many things. He , then pointed towards me and […]
Bisphosphonates (BP) are a commonly prescribed class of drugs for the prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures. However, paradoxically, they have been recently linked to fractures in the shaft of the femur. These fractures have been termed ‘atypical’ fractures’ There are scant reports in radiology literature on these atypical fractures. In fact, since many physicians including radiologists are […]
Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. Denosumab is designed to target RANKL (RANK ligand), a protein that acts as the primary signal to promote bone removal. In many bone loss conditions, RANKL overwhelms […]
#Trauma #shoulder #MedEd Reverse Hill-Sachs lesion, also called a McLaughlin lesion, is defined as an impaction fracture of anteromedial aspect of the humeral head following posterior dislocation of the humerus. It is of surgical importance to identify this lesion and correct it to prevent avascular necrosis. Reverse Bankart lesion is defined as the detachment of […]
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