Author: Maciej Jackowiak

  • Departament of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Oncology, Regional Hospital, Torun, Poland

June 21, 2022

Dr. Kazimierz Grzebień – Wiktor Dega’s Poznań school of orthopedic in Toruń

Dr Kazimierz Grzebień was born in November26, 1928 in Kościerzyna. He received his medical degree at the Faculty of Medicine at the Medical Academy of Poznań on November 11, 1953 and started to work at the Orthopedic Clinic in Poznań, headed by prof. Wiktor Dega. He worked at the clinic until October 30, 1971. From April, 1972 to November 30, 1994 , […]
June 21, 2022

Scaffolds for knee chondral lesions – indications and technical tips

Chondral lesions following an injury to the knee joint have poor healing potential and may lead to osteoarthritis. Nowadays, more and more research is focused on tissue regeneration and the prevention of osteoarthritis development. Efforts to restore the articular cartilage using advanced procedures like autologous chondrocyte implantation led to the development of scaffolds. Although the use of a scaffold-based technique is a […]
June 21, 2022

Reversed shoulder arthroplasty in treatment of proximal humeral fractures – early results in Department of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Oncology, Regional Hospital in Torun, Poland

Introduction. Proximal humeral fractures (PHF) are a frequent finding, and still growing part of it needs to be treated operatively. Extending life expectancy, increasing percentage of osteoporotic fractures and progressive patients’ demand force surgeons to seek the best solutions of treating complex fractures. Just some teen years ago older patients who suffered a severe PHF were doomed to shoulder dysfunction. Today we […]