American Journal of Orthopedic Research and Reviews

  • Intramuscular myxoma of the thigh: a rare case report

    Intramuscular myxoma of the thigh: a rare case report SENHAJI Said *; ABDULRAZAK Saeed; KACIMI ALAOUI Mehdi ; EL IDRISSI Mohamed ; EL IBRAHIMI Abdelhalim ; EL MRINI Abdelmajid Department of osteoarticular surgery B4, HASSAN II teaching hospital, Fès, Morocco Myxoma is a rare, benign mesenchymal tumor composed of undifferentiated stellate cells within a myxoid stromaresembling that of the umbilical cord . Apart from cardiac locations, skeletalmuscle involvement is commonly seen around thigh muscles, although other muscles could be affected…

  • Interrelationship Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Periodontitis

    Interrelationship Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Periodontitis Melo, M.C.F¹, Macêdo, T.S², Oliveira, J.C³, Araújo, M.G.C4, Vidal, A.K.L5 1Cirurgiã-Dentista, Especialista em Periodontia, Residente do Programa de Residência em Odontologia Hospitalar com enfoque em Oncologia da Universidade de Pernambuco, ICB/HUOC/UPE. 2,3,4Cirurgiãs-Dentistas Residentes do Programa de Residência em Odontologia Hospitalar com enfoque em Oncologia da Universidade de Pernambuco-ICB/HUOC/UPE. 5Profa. Dra. Adjunta Regente da Disciplina de Processos Patológicos Gerais-ICB/UPE, Cirurgiã-Dentista Chefe do Serviço de Odontologia–CEON/HUOC/UPE, Coordenadora do Programa de Residência em Odontologia Hospitalar com enfoque…

  • Nursing Care to an Elderly Victim of Left Femoral Fracture

    Nursing Care to an Elderly Victim of Left Femoral Fracture Lima, S. M. A.1, Silva, E. M. M.2, Lima, S. M. A.3 1Enfermeira, Especialista em Traumato-Ortopedia pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; 2Enfermeira pela Faculdade São Miguel; 3Bióloga, Doutora em Biotecnologia pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Introduction: Femoral fractures are common in the geriatric population, representing the 2nd largest cause of hospitalizations in these individuals. They occur due to traumas of low intensity and present high late morbimortality. Projections indicate that…

  • To analyze quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis

    To analyze quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis Trindade, G.M.T1, Barros, S.S2, Uchoa, E.P.B.L3, Veiga, P.H.A4 1Estudante do Curso de Fisioterapia – UNICAP; 2Fisioterapeuta formada pela UNICAP; 3,4 Docente/Pesquisador do Departamento de Fisioterapia-UNICAP Introduction: Osteoarthritis, a predominant rheumatic disease in the elderly, is characterized by being degenerative, with the knee joint being the most affected. Such involvement leads the individual to experience severe pain, affecting physical and psychological performance, interfering with quality of life (QoL). Objective: To analyze…

  • Thermal Lower Limbs Response After Acute Exercise in Elderly With Osteoarthritis

    Thermal Lower Limbs Response After Acute Exercise in Elderly With Osteoarthritis Brito C.J. 1, 3, Miarka B1, Moreira D.G2,3, Marins J.C.B4, Quintana M.S3 1Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora – Campus Governador Valadares 2Instituto Federal Minas Gerais – Campus Governador Valadares, 3Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 4Universidade Federal de Viçosa Introduction: Staying physically active is critical for an individual who has osteoarthritis, depending on the degree of joint inflammation, there will be present a lower mobility, affecting the of daily life…

  • The Prevalence of Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Injury in Young Adults in Brazil

    The Prevalence of Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Injury in Young Adults in Brazil Oliveira N.K.B1, Silva L.A2, Bonfim P.P3, Dias E4, Azevedo I.G.B5, Amorim E.S6 1,2,3Graduando da Faculdade Nossa Senhora das Graças – FENSG/UPE; 4Enfermeiro; 5Enfermeiro. Especialista em Emergência e UTI. Universidade de Pernambuco, Recife-PE-Brasil; 6Docente, Pesquisadora do Programa de Ensino e Pesquisa em Acidentes e Violências – PEPEAV. Universidade de Pernambuco, Recife- PE-Brasil Introduction: Spinal cord injury (MRT) is a traumatic external injury that compromises or not the…