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Proximal Humeral Fractures Wheeless

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

Adult fractures of the neck of the humerus.
Discussion, classification, radiographs, non-operative treatment, operative treatment, complications
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Reamed Versus Non-Reamed Intramedullary Nailing of Lower Extremity Long Bone Fractures: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota98/otapo/OTP98002.htm

OTA paper 1998
Conclusions: There is evidence from a pooled analysis of randomized trials that reamed IM nailing of lower extremity long bone fractures significantly reduces rates of nonunion and implant failure.
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Staged management of high-energy proximal tibial fractures

Location: http://www.nyuhjdbulletin.org/Mod/Bulletin/V62N1-2/Docs/V62N1-2_11.pdf

Tejwani NC, Achan P. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2004;62(1-2):62-6
High-energy proximal tibia fractures are complicated by soft tissue compromise and this may result in sub-optimal outcomes. There is a high association of open injuries, compartment syndromes, and vascular injuries with these bony disruptions. Surgical treatment of these injuries has been associated...
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Adult Humeral Intercondylar Humeral Fractures Wheeless

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

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
Fractures Subtypes: - capitellar and coronal shear frx - distal humeral frx: - lateral condyle frx: - medial condyle frx: - Muller's Classfication: ...
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Mid Shaft Humerus Fractures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1239985-overview

Although most fractures of the humeral shaft are inherently unstable, nonoperative treatment remains the criterion standard.1 For operative candidates, the role of surgery, as well as which type of surgery is appropriate, is dependent on the patient and the fracture characteristics.
eMedicine Lawless 2004
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Transchondral Fractures of the Talus

Location: http://www.ejbjs.org/cgi/reprint/41/6/988

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1959;41:988-1020.
Transchondral Fractures (Osteochondritis Dissecans) of the Talus Albert L. Berndt M.D., M.SC. and Michael Harty F.R.C.S.
Detached osteochondral fragments from the dome of the talus have been described in orthopaedic publications by a variety of confusing terms. A clarification of this conflicting terminology...
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Late collapse of distal radius fractures after K-wire removal

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2656956/

Late collapse of distal radius fractures after K-wire removal: is it significant? H. V. Kurup, V. M. Mandalia, K. A. Shaju, B. Singh, and A. R. Beaumont J Orthop Traumatol. 2008 June; 9(2): 69–72. full text
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Interventions for treating calcaneal fractures Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/485533

Synopsis of Cochrane Review article on this subject.
Conclusions - Even where there is some evidence of benefit of operative compared with non – operative treatment, it remains unclear whether the possible advantages of surgery are worth its risks. Given this it seems best to wait for the results of...
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Radiographic Measurement Techniques for Sacral Fractures Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/532020

Consensus Statement of the Spine Trauma Study Group Timothy R. Kuklo, MD; Benjamin K. Potter, MD; Steven C. Ludwig, MD; Paul A. Anderson, MD; Ronald W. Lindsey, MD; Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD Published: 05/17/2006
The diagnosis of sacral fractures is frequently missed or delayed, and the treatment is controversial, with significant variations...
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Management of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Polytrauma

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02316.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 3 Session III - Polytrauma Fri., 10/11/02 Polytrauma, Paper #16, 4:03 PM Management of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Polytrauma: From Early Total Care to Damage Control Orthopaedic Surgery Hans-Christoph Pape, MD; Boris Zelle, MD; Frank Hildebrand, MD; Christian Krettek, MD, FRACS; Hannover Medical School; Hannover, Germany
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The interobserver reliability of classification systems for radial head fractures CJS

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-52/issue-4/pdf/pg277.pdf

Radial head fractures are common injuries, and there is little information on the reliability of classification systems for such injuries. The purpose of our study was to report the interobserver reliability of 2 commonly used classification systems: the Hotchkiss modification of the Mason classification and the AO classification systems.
David M. Sheps, MD Krystina R.L....
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Vertebral Fractures eMedicine Medicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/med/TOPIC2895.HTM

Vertebral fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine are usually associated with major trauma and can cause spinal cord damage that results in neural deficits. Each vertebral region has unique anatomical and functional features that result in specific injuries. This article reviews the mechanisms and management of individual injuries in...
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Acetabular Fractures popular

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/stov2/exp.htm

Acetabular Fractures: Diagnosis, Treatment, Indications, Outcome
OTA Basic Fracture Course Highly Reputable
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Open Fractures Wheeless

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

treat all open fractures as an emergency; - perform thorough initial evaluation to diagnose other life-threatening injuries:
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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The Alveolar Dead Space Fraction Predicts Respiratory Distress after Intramedullary Fixation of Femoral Shaft Fractures

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota98/otapa/OTA98505.htm

OTA paper 1998: To determine if alveolar dead space fraction (Vd/Vt) predicts postoperative pulmonary dysfunction in patients undergoing intramedullary nailing (IMN) of femoral shaft fractures (FSF).
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External Fixation of Pediatric Femur Fractures Should We Abandon this Technique

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02958.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 9 Session IX - Pediatrics Sun., 10/13/02 Pediatrics/Spine, Paper #58, 8:50 AM External Fixation of Pediatric Femur Fractures. Should We Abandon this Technique? R. Dale Blasier, MD; Rosalind R. White, RN; Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
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Humeral Shaft fractures - radial nerve palsy

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/powel/exp.htm

About 10-15% of humeral shaft fractures are actually going to have an associated radial nerve palsy, so it is a relatively common problem. Expert
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Compound Osteosynthesis for Osteolyses and Pathological Fractures of the Proximal Femur

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=40076

Due to improved oncological therapeutic procedures with longer survival times, the stabilization of osteolyses and pathological fractures is gaining importance. The proximal femur is often affected by metastases. As femoral stability can be compromised by such bone lesions, stabilization as a palliative measure is indicated to restore function and relieve...
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Forearm Fractures in Children

Location: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/fact/thr_report.cfm?Thread_ID=249

Fact sheet on types of forearm fractures, symptoms, and treatments. Highly Reputable
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Spot Check Intertrochanteric Fracture Treatment

Location: http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/jan09/clinical2.asp

A recent article in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found a “dramatic change in surgeon preference” from plate fixation to intramedullary (IM) nail fixation for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. What method do you use to treat intertrochanteric fractures and why?
Richard F. Kyle, MD
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