Saving life and limb: limb salvage using external fixation, a multi-centre review of orthopaedic surgical activities in Médecins Sans Frontières

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/336352
Title:
Saving life and limb: limb salvage using external fixation, a multi-centre review of orthopaedic surgical activities in Médecins Sans Frontières
Authors:
Bertol, M J; Van den Bergh, R; Trelles Centurion, M; Kenslor Ralph D, H; Basimuoneye Kahutsi, J-P; Qayeum Qasemy, A; Jean, J; Majuste, A; Kubuya Hangi, T; Safi, S
Journal:
International Orthopaedics
Abstract:
While the orthopaedic management of open fractures has been well-documented in developed settings, limited evidence exists on the surgical outcomes of open fractures in terms of limb salvage in low- and middle-income countries. We therefore reviewed the Médecins Sans Frontières-Operational Centre Brussels (MSF-OCB) orthopaedic surgical activities in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and in three non-emergency projects to assess the limb salvage rates in humanitarian contexts in relation to surgical staff skills.
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Issue Date:
20-Jul-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/336352
DOI:
10.1007/s00264-014-2451-6
PubMed ID:
25038973
Language:
en
ISSN:
1432-5195
Appears in Collections:
Surgery

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dc.contributor.authorBertol, M Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorVan den Bergh, Ren_GB
dc.contributor.authorTrelles Centurion, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorKenslor Ralph D, Hen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBasimuoneye Kahutsi, J-Pen_GB
dc.contributor.authorQayeum Qasemy, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorJean, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMajuste, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKubuya Hangi, Ten_GB
dc.contributor.authorSafi, Sen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-30T15:02:07Z-
dc.date.available2014-11-30T15:02:07Z-
dc.date.issued2014-07-20-
dc.identifier.citationSaving life and limb: limb salvage using external fixation, a multi-centre review of orthopaedic surgical activities in Médecins Sans Frontières. 2014: Int Orthopen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1432-5195-
dc.identifier.pmid25038973-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s00264-014-2451-6-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/336352-
dc.description.abstractWhile the orthopaedic management of open fractures has been well-documented in developed settings, limited evidence exists on the surgical outcomes of open fractures in terms of limb salvage in low- and middle-income countries. We therefore reviewed the Médecins Sans Frontières-Operational Centre Brussels (MSF-OCB) orthopaedic surgical activities in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and in three non-emergency projects to assess the limb salvage rates in humanitarian contexts in relation to surgical staff skills.en_GB
dc.languageENG-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSpringer Berlin Heidelbergen_GB
dc.rightsArchived on this site with kind permission of Springer Science+Business Mediaen_GB
dc.subjectSurgery/Traumaen_GB
dc.titleSaving life and limb: limb salvage using external fixation, a multi-centre review of orthopaedic surgical activities in Médecins Sans Frontièresen
dc.identifier.journalInternational Orthopaedicsen_GB
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