I passed USMLE Step 1!

Hooray! I passed USMLE Step 1! And I would like share this my and my family victory with my relatives and friends.
For working as physician in USA or Canada you must pass exams and then underwent residency. The Step 1 it is the first exam and it thought it is most difficult. According official statistic in 2012 only 68% from IMG could passed Step 1 🙁 . In spite my score is not high it enough for my goal so I very glad.


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Acetabular angle – deficiency of the classical method of measuring

Acetabular angle (or index) plays important role in diagnostic of different conditions and diseases of the hip joint. Sometimes it plays critical role in diagnostic of developmental hip dysplasia, congenital hip dislocation etc. Sharp angle is another indicator of the acetabulum deformation.  In the classical variant of measurement lateral point of most lateral part of the acetabulum is used. But in case of acetabular deformation this classical method is not always accurate. This inaccuracy could be due upper middle part of acetabular cup deformation only. We agree with some authors that for determination of acetabular angle or sharp angle lateral point of subchondral (subcartilaginous) sclerosis of the acetabulum could be used.


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We celebrate a win!

We celebrate a win! The monography "Surgical treatment children who have congenital hip dysplasia" by A.G.Baindurashvili, A.I.Krasnov, A.N.Deyneko was published (Saint-Petersburg). Later we'll publish true story about history of the…

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