Volume 1, Issue 2 (5-2014)                   J. Res. Orthop. Sci. 2014, 1(2): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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Background: Sciatic nerve palsy during hip arthroplasty can negatively affect the outcome of total hip arthroplasty (THA). Although no causes could be found in majority of cases some risk factors including leg lengthening, direct injury, damage of vascular supply have been reported. We aimed to investigate if diabetes mellitus (DM) increases the incidence of sciatic nerve palsy during THA.
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Subject: Knee surgery
Received: 2019/09/9 | Published: 2014/05/15

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