Author: Andrzej Mazurkiewicz

  • Orthopaedics Clinic of the Medical University of Lublin, Poland

July 9, 2022

Surgical difficulties of osteochondroma excision. Review of 4 cases

Osteochondromas constitute one of the most common benign bone tumours. They can grow in different bones. Surgical difficulties result from osteochondromas located in the pelvis or spine. Sometimes, however, osteochondromas located in long bones can cause surgical issues. The objective of the study was to present surgical difficulties of excising osteochondromas in long bones. Between 2016-2019, 53 patients with osteochondromas […]
June 21, 2022

Dislocation of the knee – mechanisms, complications

Introduction: Dislocations of the knee constitute 0.02-0.2% of all orthopedic injuries. Statistically, they are four times more common in men than in women. They often undergo spontaneous reposition. Quite often they are connected with severe vascular and nervous complications. Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the mechanisms of dislocation of the knee, their impact on early treatment procedure […]
June 21, 2022

The infl uence of intramedullary retrograde femoral nail on function of the patello-femoral joint

Introduction:  The insertion of retrograde femoral nail injuries the articular surface of intercondylar fossa. Patella makes contact with this place when the knee is fl exed between 30o and 60o.  Aim of the study:  The aim of this study was an examination of patello-femoral joint after insertion of retrograde femoral nail.  Material and methods:  The study group consists of 29 […]