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Treatment of Tibial Fractures with the Telescopic Locking Nail

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota98/otapa/OTA98908.htm

Conclusion: In this multicentre study the Telescopic Locking Nail has proofed to be suitable for treatment of acute fractures of the tibia. The biomechanical properties of the Telescopic Locking Nail make this implant an interesting alternative in the practice of intramedullary locked nailing. Compared to other interlocking nails it has...
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2009 Preventing Nonvertebral Osteoporotic Fractures With Extended-Interval Bisphosphonates

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/585565

Nonvertebral fractures (NVFs) are the most costly and disabling type of osteoporotic fractures. Bisphosphonate therapy effectively reduces the risk for NVFs; however, fracture protection depends critically on adherence and persistence. Approved bisphosphonate regimens with extended dosing intervals increase patient convenience, help patients remain on therapy, and improve fracture protection in...
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2008 Hip Fractures a tutorial for medical students

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/femur/hipfrac.php

Most fractures through the femur neck and intratrochanteric regions occur in the elderly due to osteoporotic bone and or muscular incordination resulting in a fall. If a young patient suffers a fracture here it is often due to significant trauma and is often associated with other fractures and injuries.
The general...
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Management of Displaced Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus Using Lateral vs Crossed K-wires

Location: http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00358787

Management of Displaced Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus Using Lateral vs Crossed K-wires
This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified by University of British Columbia, September 2010
First Received: July 28, 2006 Last Updated: September 21, 2010
Sponsor: University of British Columbia
Information provided by: University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00358787
Purpose: Completely displaced...
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The role of bone scintigraphy in the evaluation of talar dome fractures

Location: http://jnm.snmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/32/12/2241

We undertook a retrospective study of 122 patients with ankle pain to determine the accuracy of bone scintigraphy using 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate (MDP) for detection of osteochondral talar dome fractures (OCTDF). Plain radiographs, which were available in 97 patients, had not revealed any abnormality in the talar dome. Bone scintigraphy was...
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Lumbar Compression Fracture eMedicine PMR

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/309615-overview

The lumbar vertebrae are the 5 largest and strongest of all vertebrae in the spine. These vertebrae compose the lower back. They begin at the start of the lumbar curve (ie, the thoracolumbar junction) and extend to the sacrum. The strongest stabilizing muscles of the spine attach to the lumbar...
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Orthopaedic Manifestations Of Child Abuse

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/orthopaedic_manifestations_of_child_abuse

Wheeless Testbook of Orthopaedics - Discussion: - child abuse occurs most often under the age of 3 years; - when child abuse goes unrecognized, the mortality rate may be as high as 5 %; - differential dx: ...
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Hand Fracture and Dislocations of the Phalanges eMedicine Plastics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/plastic/topic512.htm

Phalangeal fractures are common injuries that may significantly affect hand function if not managed appropriately. Closed treatment has been the mainstay of treatment. Percutaneous pinning allowed the conversion of more unstable fracture patterns to stable configurations capable of tolerating early motion. More recently, minifragment screws and plates were developed to...
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Carpal instability malunion among complications of distal radius fracture

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Many complications exist regarding distal radius fractures and the exact rates of these complications remain unknown. Yet, as techniques for distal radius fractures advance, some surgeons hold that they will see a drop in the incidence of these complications. “I think ultimately, many of the complications related to conservative nonsurgical management...
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fracture of cervical spine in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis

Location: http://thand3.wordpress.com/fracture-of-cervical-spine-in-a-patient-with-ankylosing-spondylitis/

A patient with thirty years history of ankylosing spondylitis sustained a head and neck injury after a fall.He was transmitted to the emergency department .His GCS was 15 with no findings in neurological examination.He had x-rays of the head and neck which considered normal and the patient discharged from the...
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2007 Osteoporotic Unstable Scoliosis In Lumbar Spine

Location: http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijss/vol3n1/osteoporosis.xml

Takahiro Iizuka, S. Yamada: Osteoporotic Unstable Scoliosis In Lumbar Spine Associated With Progressive Hemi-Vertebral Compression Fractures Following Long -Term Glucocortisone Therapy. The Internet Journal of Spine Surgery. 2007. Volume 3 Number 1.
We report a complication caused by progressive hemi-vertebral compression fractures associated with steroid induced osteoporosis. Loss of spinal balance...
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Proximal fibular physeal injury Abstract

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8811541?ordinalpos=5&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_Re ...

Havránek P. J Pediatr Orthop B. 1996 Spring;5(2):115-8.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Thomayer Teaching Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic.
Six children with a rare injury to the proximal fibular physis in a 5-year period were reviewed. This number of patients constituted only 0.09% of all children's fractures and 2.05% of all fibular fractures...
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Medial Humeral Condyle Fracture eMedicine Orthopaedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1231290-overview

Article by Walsh & Patterson 2004. Updated April 2010
Medial condyle fractures involve a fracture line that extends through and separates the medial metaphysis and epicondyle from the rest of the humerus. By definition, the fracture line must involve the trochlear articular surface. Medial condyle fractures must not be confused with...
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Tibial Tubercle Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic343.htm

Tibial tuberosity fractures are infrequent fractures affecting physically active adolescents. Activities involving powerful contraction of the knee extensors, such as springing and jumping movements, can result in avulsion fractures of the tibial tuberosity apophysis. This condition should be distinguished from Osgood-Schlatter disease, a chronic apophysitis of the tibial tuberosity due...
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Orthopedic Injuries In The Victims Of The Earthquake Of Bam

Location: http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijos/vol2n1/bam.xml

Objective: To determine the prevalence of the various orthopedic injuries in the earthquake victims of Bam on 26/12/2003 referred to the emergency rooms of the hospitals of the Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Material and methods: It was an observational, descriptive case series study and the data collection was...
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Balloon Osteoplasty

Location: http://www.balloonosteoplasty.com

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This site is dedicated to providing news, information and education regarding an inflatable balloon bone tamp for the reduction of articular fractures, bone void creation, and insertion of fast-setting calcium phosphate cement bone filler using a minimally invasive approach.  Over 1,000,000 vertebral body fractures have been treated using inflatable bone...
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Thoracic Spine Trauma eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/radio/TOPIC816.HTM

The goal of the diagnostic imaging is to correctly identify spinal fractures, to identify injuries to the spinal cord and nerve roots, to aid in surgical planning, and to judge the stability of postoperative fixation. This article highlights the typical patterns of injury within a classification based on the mechanism...
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AAOS/OTA Strategies and Tactics in Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma

Location: http://www7.aaos.org/education/courses/course_detail.aspx?ProductId=11879

Improve your skills for treating routine and high energy complex fractures and learn how to avoid complications. Lectures, case discussions, and hands-on cadaver labs explore various surgical treatment options for intraarticular and long-bone fractures, as well as locked and non-locked plating techniques. Discussions address alternative treatment and rehabilitation techniques for...
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Volar Splinting eMedicine Procedures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/109769-overview

A volar splint can be used for various injuries, including the following:
* Soft tissue injuries of the wrist and hand
* Fractures of the second, third, and fourth metacarpals
* Fractures of the second, third, and fourth phalanges
* Positioning for rheumatoid arthritis
* Certain wrist fractures, including a pisiform fracture
* Positioning in the...
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Malunion of Hand Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/orthoped/topic517.htm

Malunion may be defined as healing of a fracture in an abnormal (nonanatomic) position. In the hand, it presents a combined functional and aesthetic problem. The management of malunion of hand fractures is more complex than the management of malunion of fractures elsewhere in the skeleton. Good hand function depends...
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Fractured Humerus PatientPlus

Location: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40024961/

Classification of humerus fractures is difficult. One method is to classify them as:
* Proximal humerus fractures
* Humeral shaft fractures
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2004 Tibial Nonunions eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1252306-overview

eMedicine 2004 Patel Updated 2009
Synonyms and related keywords: tibial delayed union, aseptic nonunion, infected nonunion, tibial fractures, fractures of the tibia, nonunions of the tibia, broken leg, leg fracture, delayed healing, hypertrophic nonunions, atrophic nonunions, normotrophic nonunions, long bone fractures
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Traumatic transverse fracture of sacrum with cauda equina injury JPM

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Traumatic transverse fracture of sacrum with cauda equina injury--a case report and review of literature.
Fractures of the sacrum are rare and generally associated with fracture of the pelvis. Transverse fractures of the sacrum are even less frequent and neurological deficit may accompany these fractures. A case of transverse fracture sacrum...
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Functional outcome and persistent disability after isolated fracture of the femur

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-51/issue-5/pdf/pg366.pdf

The purpose of this study was to assess the functional outcome and causes of persistent disability in patients with isolated femoral shaft fractures treated at an academic level-1 trauma centre.
Conclusion: Recovery from femur fractures occurs most rapidly in the first 6months after injury. Residual deficits in functional out- come were...
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Osteochondral lesions of the talar dome

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15156819

Osteochondral lesions were first described by Konig in 1888. He theorized that spontaneous necrosis was a causative factor for this condition. In 1922, Kappis described osteochondral lesions in the talus. Rendu,in a report published in 1932 describing intraarticular fractures of the talus, was the first to propose that these lesions may...
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