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Lower Cervical Spine Fractures and Dislocations eMedicine Orthopaedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1264065-overview

Injuries of the subaxial cervical spine (C3-7) are among the most common and potentially most devastating injuries involving the axial skeleton. Assume a cervical spine injury is present until proven otherwise in patients presenting to an emergency facility with a history of a high-speed motor vehicle accident, significant head or...
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Review of the current methods in the diagnosis and treatment of scaphoid fractures

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1741990/

If neglected or misdiagnosed, non-union of a scaphoid fracture will almost inevitably progress to radiographic and symptomatic osteoarthritis of the wrist with subsequent morbidity and lifelong disability, especially in young males in which the fracture is more common. Fractures of the scaphoid bone are the most common fractures of the...
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Pilon Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic261.htm

Pilon fractures in the distal tibia result from axial forces that can range from low to high energy and produce a spectrum of articular and metaphyseal injuries. These can be challenging to manage, especially when associated with significant soft tissue injury. Although a variety of options are available to treat...
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Four Recurrent Periprosthetic Knee Fractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408536

Case Report Four Recurrent Periprosthetic Knee Fractures from Medscape Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine eJournal[TM] 2001 Arne-Lembit Kööp, MD, Andres Kööp, MD, Irja Kiisküla, MD Introduction Periprosthetic fractures of the knee are challenging for the orthopaedist, but recurrent periprosthetic fractures are even more challenging. In this case, a 61-year-old female patient with a diagnosis of gonarthrosis...
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Surgical Neck Fractures of the Humerus Wheeless

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

most common fracture of proximal humerus;
- frx is extracapsular, usually has an adequate blood supply and relatively low incidence of AVN;
- in contrast, anatomic neck frx has much higher incidence of AVN;
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Stress Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic446.htm

Authors Martinez & Tsai. 2004
Contents - Introduction; Pathophysiology; Risk Factors; Epidemiology; Clinical Presentation; Differential Diagnoses; Diagnostic Testing And Grading Of Stress Fractures; Treatment, Prevention, And Complications; Bibliography
Synonyms and related keywords: fatigue fractures, march fractures, metatarsal stress fractures, overuse injury
The stress fracture is a common overuse injury seen in athletes...
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Distal Tibial Plafond Fractures

Location: http://www.orthopediccare.net/view/templates/Chapter_Entry.asp?uniqueid=633680330&chapterid=tmletbpl ...

High energy intraarticular fractures of the distal tibia (tibial plafond fractures, or pilon fractures) present a great challenge to the orthopaedic surgeon. These injuries often result in a significant soft tissue damage, comminution of bone, and disruption of the articular cartilage and subchondral bone. The treatment strategy used in dealing...
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Periprosthetic Fractures in Total Hip Arthroplasty

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Periprosthetic Fractures in Total Hip Arthroplasty By Geoffrey J. Van Flandern, MD September 2005 Abstract Periprosthetic fractures can be discussed in many formats. In this article, epidemiology, classification, and treatment are divided into the following three categories of periprosthetic fracture: intraoperative fractures detected at the time of surgery; intraoperative fractures undetected at the time...
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Talus Fractures eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/396568-overview

Author Julia Crim MD 2004 Updated: Dec 30, 2008
Contents - Introduction Differentials Radiograph CT Scan MRI Nuclear Medicine Intervention Pictures Bibliography
keywords: astragalus fractures
Fractures of the talus can be divided into types based on the 3 main anatomic divisions of the talus: body, neck, and head. Fractures of the body of...
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2010 Inaccuracies Common in Diagnostic X-Rays for Hip and Pelvic Fractures Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/719016

Report on article in AJR (Am J Roentgenol. 2010;94:1054-1060.)
The results showed that X-ray missed a number of fractures and that MRI revealed many fractures undetected by X-ray. Among other findings:
* 13 patients (14%) had 23 fractures (6 hip, 17 pelvic) undetected by X-ray but confirmed by MRI
* 11 patients (12%)...
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Fractures of the Radius and Ulna Menu Wheeless

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

Includes links to pages on fractures of both bones, proximal radius fractures, isolated ulna and radius fractures, Galeazzi fracture, distal radius fractures and pediatric fractures of the region.
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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2000 Posttraumatic subchondral bone contusions and fractures of the talotibial joint

Location: http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/full/175/6/1707

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the presence and location of subchondral bone contusions, fractures, and "kissing" lesions of the talotibial joint after a sprain of the ankle shown on MR imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the images of all consecutive patients who underwent MR...
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Management of Proximal Femoral Shaft Fractures in Osteopetrosis

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Management of Proximal Femoral Shaft Fractures in Osteopetrosis: A Case Series Using Internal Fixation By Anikar Chhabra, MD, MS; L. Erik Westerlund, MD; Alex J. Kline, BS; Robert McLaughlin, MD ORTHOPEDICS 2005; 28:587
Osteopetrosis is a group of rare sclerosing bone dysplasias. Orthopedic concerns in osteopetrosis are principally related to the...
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2005 Pelvic Fractures in Emergency Medicine eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/825869-overview

Author: Charles Sheppard, MD, FACEP. 2005
Pelvic fracture is a disruption of the bony structure of the pelvis. In elderly persons, the most common cause is a fall from a standing position. However, the most significant fractures involve significant forces such as a motor vehicle crash or fall from a significant...
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Open Fractures POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/openFractures.asp

Objectives
1. Define open fracture
2. Describe a system of classification for open fractures
3. Describe an approach to management of open fractures
4. Discuss indications for wound closure with open fractures
5. Discuss methods of fixation for open fractures,...
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Pediatric Tibia Fractures Current Concepts

Location: http://www.co-pediatrics.com/pt/re/copeds/abstract.00008480-200602000-00007.htm;jsessionid=D2Kc2TRAp ...

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Pediatric tibia fractures: current concepts. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 18(1):30-35, February 2006. Setter, Kevin J. a; Palomino, Kathryn E. b Abstract: Purpose of review: Fracture of the tibia is a common occurrence in children. The operative treatment of pediatric tibia fractures has undergone a recent change. However, there is no clear...
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Hand Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist eMedicine Plastics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/plastic/TOPIC318.HTM

This review covers primary fractures and dislocations involving the wrist region. The wrist is composed of the region between the forearm and the hand. Its complex movements are essential to human functioning. A dissemination of knowledge with regard to wrist and carpal injuries has occurred since the 1960s. Significant improvements in...
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Lumbar Spine Fractures and Dislocations eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic176.htm

Each year, more than 150,000 persons in North America sustain fractures of the vertebral column. Injuries to the thoracolumbar and lumbar spine constitute most of these fractures. The immediate neurologic damage that accompanies the bony destruction results in nearly 5000 cases of paraplegia per year. The mechanisms and severity of...
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Two Unusual Cases of Coronal Lunate Fracture

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=38068

Volar lunate fractures are rare injuries, usually seen as a result of high-energy trauma and often in association of other carpal injuries. We present 2 unusual cases of coronal volar lunate fractures. The first case involved a proximal pole scaphoid fracture in association with a volar lunate fracture. During surgical...
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New York Orthopedic Trauma Service

Location: http://www.nyots.com

The New York Orthopaedic Trauma Service (NYOTS) is world-renowned for expert treatment of orthopaedic trauma including broken bones and unhealed fractures and is located at the Hospital for Special Surgery which is has been ranked as the top hospital in the nation for orthopedics by U.S.News & World Report.
 
The NYOTS specializes...
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2001 Scaphoid blood flow and acute fracture healing

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/83-B/6/809

We have investigated whether assessment of blood flow to the proximal scaphoid can be used to predict nonunion in acute fractures of the scaphoid. We studied 32 fractures of the scaphoid one to two weeks after injury, by dynamic fat-suppressed T1-weighted gradient-echo MRI after the intravenous administration of gadopentetate dimeglumine...
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OTA 2002 - Session 5

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02536.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 5 Session V - Foot and Ankle Sat., 10/12/02 Foot & Ankle, Paper #36, 10:00 AM Os Calcis Fractures in Children and Adolescents: Long Term Results of Operative Treatment Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD , New York, New York, USA; Roderick Kuo, MD, Sydney, Australia; Christopher DiGiovanni, MD,...
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OTA 2002 - Session 10

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02066.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 10 Session X - Upper Extremity Sun., 10/13/02 Upper Extremity, Paper #66, 10:35 AM The Aberdeen Colles-Fracture Brace: An Alternative Treatment for Colles Fracture: A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Study Nezar S. Tumia, FRCS 1 ; Douglas Wardlaw, FRCS 1 ; Jeffrey P. Hallett, FRCS 2 ; Robert...
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Biomechanical Stability Provided by Oblique Screws in Intramedullary

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapo/OTP02001.htm

OTA 2002 Posters OTA 2002 Posters Poster #1 Basic Science *Biomechanical Stability Provided by Oblique Screws in Intramedullary Nailed Proximal Tibial Fractures Cari M. Whyne, PhD ( a-Zimmer, Inc. USA) ; G. Yves LaFlamme, MD, FRCS(C); Daniela Heimlich, BS; Hans J. Kreder, MD, FRCS(C); David J. Stephen, MD, FRCS(C); Sunnybrook & Women's...
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2007 Pelvic Ring Fractures eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/394515-overview

Author: D Dean Thornton, MD 2007
Pelvic ring fractures occur as the result of high-energy blunt trauma, as in motor vehicle collisions and falls. These injuries are associated with significant morbidity and mortality, both from the complications of pelvic ring fractures and from commonly associated injuries. Recognition of the pattern of...
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