publication . Article . 2009

Comparison of Srs-24 And Srs-22 Scores in Thirty Eight Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Who Had Undergone Surgical Correction

CYW Chan; LB Saw; MK Kwan;
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  • Published: 01 May 2009 Journal: Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal (issn: 1985-2533, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Malaya
Abstract
Necrotizing fasciitis is a life and limb threatening soft tissue infection with a high mortality rate. This study tries to identify the possible risk factors that contribute to mortality in patients with necrotizing fasciitis involving a lower limb. We prospectively reviewed 41 patients that presented with necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb over a period of one year. Results show that the mortality rate for necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb is quite high at 19.5. Comparison among necrotizing fasciitis patientsreveals that higher mortality rate is seen among those patients with advanced age and those presented with initial high pre-operative creatinine...
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free text keywords: SRS-22, SRS-24, Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Orthopedic surgery, RD701-811, Medicine, business.industry, business, Creatinine, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Streptococcus, medicine.disease_cause, Bulla (seal), Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, Soft tissue, Vital signs, Fasciitis, Mortality rate
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publication . Article . 2009

Comparison of Srs-24 And Srs-22 Scores in Thirty Eight Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Who Had Undergone Surgical Correction

CYW Chan; LB Saw; MK Kwan;