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Avoiding Missed Femoral Neck Fractures

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota04/otapa/OTA04949.htm

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OTA paper 2004: Improvement by Using a Standard Protocol in Cases of Femoral Shaft Fractures:
The purpose of this study was to describe a program of quality improvement and a subsequent protocol that have resulted in a reduction of missed femoral neck fractures in patients with femoral shaft fractures
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Fractures of the Lateral Condyle in Children Wheeless

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

- common fracture in children (20% of pediatric elbow fractures);
- occurs most often between 6-10 yrs of age;
- mechanism: fall on the outstretched arm with forearm in abduction & elbow in extension;
- fractures of the...
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Fractures of the Talus Anatomy Evaluation and Management Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408502

Fractures of the Talus: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Management
Medscape General Medicine 1(3), 1999 Posted 06/14/1999
Brian C. Toolan, MD, and Bruce J. Sangeorzan MD
Abstract
Fractures of the talus comprise a broad spectrum of injuries and require an individualized approach to their evaluation and management, creating a challenging clinical entity for the orthopedic surgeon. Understanding...
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Volar Versus Dorsal Plating In The Management Of Intra-articular Distal Radius Fractures

Location: http://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(05)00740-9/abstract

Volar Versus Dorsal Plating in the Management of Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures David S. Ruch MD, and Anastasios Papadonikolakis MD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC Received 16 February 2005; accepted 7 September 2005. Available online 25 January 2006. Purpose To compare...
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How to Classify Distal Radius Fractures

Location: http://www.eradius.com/IFSSH_Classification_D1.htm

A Report by the IFSSH BONE AND JOINT COMMITTEE.
The IFSSH Board of Directors wished to examine the potential for a universal classification of fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist. If this could be accomplished, classifications could be standardized as a constant. The method of treatment would then be...
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Greater Tuberosity Fractures Wheeless

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

- isolated displaced greater tuberosity fractures are thought to occur in less than 2% of proximal humeral frx;
- greater tuberosity fragments w/ its attached rotator cuff will characteristically have a longitudinal tear in the cuff between the supraspinatus and subscapularis tendons;
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2009 A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Location: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0900429

We performed a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in which participants with one or two painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures that were of less than 12 months' duration and unhealed, as confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging, were randomly assigned to undergo vertebroplasty or a sham procedure.
Conclusions We found no beneficial effect of...
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How to Classify Distal Radius Fractures eRadius

Location: http://www.eradius.com/IFSSH_Classification_D1.htm

The IFSSH Board of Directors wished to examine the potential for a universal classification of fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist. If this could be accomplished, classifications could be standardized as a constant. The method of treatment would then be the variable. Scientific method would then be applied...
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2008 Acetabulum Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1246057-overview

Thacker, Tejwani & Thakkar 2008 Updated 2009
Fractures of the acetabulum occur primarily in young adults as a result of high-velocity trauma. These fractures are often associated with other life-threatening injuries. Displacement of the fracture fragments leads to articular incongruity of the hip joint that results in abnormal pressure distribution on the...
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Metacarpal Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/orthoped/topic193.htm

Trauma to the hand is exceedingly common, not infrequently resulting in metacarpal and phalangeal fractures and dislocations. Most of these injuries can be managed nonoperatively, utilizing immobilization or controlled mobilization. For certain intra-articular fractures, displaced and angulated fractures, unstable fracture patterns, combined or open injuries, as well as irreducible and...
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2010 Home-Based Exercises May Protect High-Risk Elderly Women From Hip Fractures Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/729469

September 27, 2010 —Home-based exercises may protect high-risk elderly women from hip fractures, according to the results of a population-based, randomized controlled exercise trial reported in the September 27 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.
The exercise group had significantly better outcomes than the control group in postural sway (group...
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Arthroscopic Repair of Tibial Spine Fractures

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2430441/

There is debate within current literature as to the best treatment of displaced tibial spine fractures.1,2 We suggest a simple and effective arthroscopic approach to this injury. The Twinfix Ti Quick-T soft tissue anchor (Smith and Nephew) has a 3.5-mm screw on a pre-tied suture attaching a high strength ‘T’-bar....
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2008 Nonoperative Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures eMedicine PMR

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/325872-overview

Vertebral compression fracture is the most common complication of osteoporosis. More than 700,000 new vertebral compression fractures occur every year in the United States alone, accounting for more than 100,000 hospital admissions and resulting in close to $1.5 billion in annual costs.
Synonyms and related keywords: osteoporosis, back pain, osteoporotic vertebral...
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Computed Tomography Analysis of Posterior-Wall Fractures of the Acetabulum

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02427.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 4 Session IV - Pelvis Sat., 10/12/02 Pelvis, Paper #27, 8:38 AM Computed Tomography Analysis of Posterior-Wall Fractures of the Acetabulum Treated Operatively Berton R. Moed, MD ; Seann E. Willson Carr, MD; Konrad I. Gruson, MD; J. Tracy Watson, MD; Joseph G. Craig, MD; Wayne State...
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Intercondylar Eminence Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic155.htm

Fractures of the tibial intercondylar eminence are observed mostly in children and adolescents, often after minimal trauma; good results are expected with treatment by anatomic reduction. Although adults also can sustain this type of injury, they will often have additional concurrent knee trauma and, despite anatomic reduction, frequently do poorly.
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2006 The frequency and distribution of fractures in children presenting to the emergency service

Location: http://www.aott.org.tr/index.php/aott/article/viewFile/1856/644

Objectives: We investigated the frequency and distribution of childhood fractures seen at the emergency service of Tepecik Education and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Conclusion: In our area, child fractures generally result from falls in summer and spring months and at play hours and are generally treated with conservative methods. Distal radius...
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Patellar Fractures eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/394270-overview

Several primary types of patellar fractures have been identified, each with separate diagnostic, imaging, and management considerations. The primary types include transverse, vertical, marginal, and osteochondral fractures.
keywords - broken kneecap, broken patella, broken knee, kneecap fractures, knee fracture
Christine Lamoureux, MD 2007
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Patella Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1249384-overview

In the 1800s, treatment of patella fractures was quite controversial. Owing to lack of adequate fixation techniques, surgical experience, and imaging, treatment most often was extension splinting. This led to poor results because of intra-articular incongruity, nonunion, and poor motion. Initial attempts at operative stabilization of these fractures yielded rates...
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Arthroscopic Treatment of Type III Tibial Spine Fractures Using Absorbable Fixation

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=2016

Over 2 years, five patients (average age 15 years) were diagnosed with a type III tibial spine fracture. All five fractures were treated with arthroscopic reduction and internal stabilization using absorbable fixation. At average 8.5-year follow-up, patients were interviewed and examined. Results were documented regarding function, KT-1000 testing, range of...
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Lumbar Burst Fractures Wheeless

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

- typical injury pattern for burst fractures varies w/ anatomic level;
- L1 to L3 pedicles are frequently comminuted or detached;
- L4 to L5 fractures usually present a consistent pattern:
- L4 & L5...
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Uncommon Fracture Patterns in Children Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/434062

Abstracts of articles on Calcaneal Fractures, Cuboid Fractures, Carpal #s, Toddlers fractures, Metatarsal fractures and others.
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Mechanical failure in intramedullary interlocking nails

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v14i2p138.pdf

PURPOSE: To study clinical and mechanical factors that predispose to failure of interlocking nails. METHODS: Between October 1996 and December 2002, 286 femoral fractures, 211 tibial fractures, and 47 humeral fractures were repaired using variously designed interlocking nails. Fracture pattern, level and site, nail size and type, weight bearing after...
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OTA 2002 - Session 10

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02065.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 10 Session X - Upper Extremity Sun., 10/13/02 Upper Extremity, Paper #65, 10:29 AM A Randomized Controlled Trial of Closed Reduction and Casting versus Closed Reduction and External Fixation for Distal Radius Fractures with Metaphyseal Displacement but Without Joint Incongruity Hans J. Kreder, MD, FRCS(C) ; Douglas...
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How to Prevent Fixation Failure in Patients with an Osteoporotic Trochanteric

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02637.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 6 Session VI - Geriatrics Sat., 10/12/02 Geriatrics, Paper #37, 11:15 AM How to Prevent Fixation Failure in Patients with an Osteoporotic Trochanteric Fracture Treated with Dynamic Hip Screw: A Prospective Randomized Study Antonio Moroni, MD ; Cesare Faldini, MD; Francesco Pegreffi, MD; Sandro Giannini, MD; Rizzoli...
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