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Scapula Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic554.htm

Authors Goss & Cantu
Synonyms and related keywords: glenoid fracture, acromion fracture, coracoid fracture, scapulothoracic dissociation, double disruption of the superior shoulder suspensory complex
Traumatic injuries of the scapula have received little attention in the literature because they are uncommon. Scapula fractures account for approximately 1% of all fractures. Most scapula fractures...
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2005 Hip Fracture eMedicine Sports

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/87043-overview

Hip fractures are classified as intracapsular, which includes femoral head and neck fractures, or extracapsular, which includes trochanteric, intertrochanteric, and subtrochanteric fractures. The location of the fracture and the amount of angulation and comminution play integral roles in the overall morbidity of the patient, as does the preexisting physical condition...
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Reverse-Flow Sural Artery Flap for Soft Tissue Injuries of the Lower Third of the Leg

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02313.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 3 Session III - Polytrauma Fri., 10/11/02 Polytrauma, Paper #13, 3:38 PM The Reverse-Flow Sural Artery Flap for Soft Tissue Injuries of the Lower Third of the Leg David A. Volgas, MD; Brian M. Scholl, MD; James P. Stannard MD; Jorge E. Alonso, MD; University of Alabama...
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Lumbosacral Spine Acute Bony Injuries eMedicine Sports

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic67.htm

Spinal fractures are relatively uncommon in sports participation compared with other types of injuries; most injuries to the lumbar spine are relatively minor and fit into the category of soft-tissue injuries. These soft-tissue injuries are usually self-limited and resolve without coming to the attention of healthcare professionals. The mechanisms and...
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A modified Kapandji procedure for Smith's fracture in children

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/79-B/5/734

Anteriorly displaced fractures of the wrist can be treated by the Kapandji technique of percutaneous intrafocal pinning with pins inserted through an anterior approach to give good reduction and stabilisation of the fracture. We have modified this technique by placing the pins through a posterior approach which decreases the risks...
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Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic619.htm

Wrist pain often proves to be a challenging presenting complaint. Determining the cause of ulnar-sided wrist pain is difficult, largely because of the complexity of the anatomic and biomechanical properties of the ulnar wrist.1, 2 The objectives of this article are to provide an overview of the most common problems that...
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Scapula Fracture Emedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic554.htm

Traumatic injuries of the scapula have received little attention in the literature because they are uncommon. Scapula fractures account for approximately 1% of all fractures. Most scapula fractures can be effectively managed with closed treatment. Some injuries with significant displacement have poor long-term outcomes for the shoulder and the upper...
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Rolando Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/ORTHOPED/topic288.htm

Rolando fracture initially was described in 1910 in a series of 12 metacarpal base fractures, of which 3 involved a Y-shaped split of the joint surface.1 The fracture was described as having 3 major fragments: metacarpal shaft, dorsal metacarpal base, and volar metacarpal base. Currently, the term has come to...
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Posterior Long Arm Splinting eMedicine Procedures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1355110-overview

The posterior long arm splint is used in the management of multiple upper extremity injuries, including the following:

* Distal humerus fractures
* Proximal forearm fractures
* Radial head and neck fractures
* Olecranon fractures
* Severe ligamentous injuries of the elbow
Lisa Jacobson, MD, Jessica Freedman, MD, Vaishali Patel, MD, & Suzanne Bentley, MD Updated:...
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Whats new in Pediatric Orthopaedics 2005

Location: http://www.ejbjs.org/cgi/content/full/87/5/1171

Review of current issues in Paediatric Orthopaedics (2005) The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American). 2005;87:1171-1179. Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH1 and Peter O. Newton, MD2
Includes sections on
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Elbow, Forearm and Hand problems
Perthes Disease
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
Blount Disease
Epiphyseodesis
Tibial Pseudarthrosis
Fibular...
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Segmental Fracture of the Clavicle

Location: http://semj.sums.ac.ir/vol8/apr2007/claviclefx.htm

Fracture of the clavicle is a common traumatic injury and comprises 4% of all fractures in adults. Amongst these, midshaft injuries account for the majority and medial fractures are uncommon. Whilst segmental fractures have been reported in the literature, concurrent lateral and medial injuries are very rare. Mechanism of clavicular...
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Mechanical failure in intramedullary interlocking nails

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

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 nailing, and union status were reviewed after a mean follow-up of 22 months. RESULTS:...
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Management of Acute Odontoid Fracture Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/405612

Management of Acute Odontoid Fractures: Operative Techniques and Complication Avoidance from Neurosurg Focus 8(6), 2000.
Shushil Shilpakar SK, M.D., Mark R. Mclaughlin, M.D., Regis W. Haid, Jr. M.D., Gerald E. Rodts, Jr., M.D., Brian R. Subach, M.D., Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal; and The Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Abstract In...
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Proximal Humeral Fractures Evaluation and Classification

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/schmi1/exp.htm

A proximal humerus fracture is very common and accounts for 1 in 20 of all fractures. OTA Residents Fracture Course. The majority are nondisplaced fractures . The typical patient is an elderly woman with osteoporosis who falls and sustains a fracture of the proximal humerus
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Total hip arthroplasty following failed fixation of proximal hip fractures

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2739465/

he purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term functional outcome and complications of total hip arthroplasty (THA) following failed fixation of proximal hip fracture.
Conclusion: Total hip arthroplasty is an effective salvage procedure after failed osteosynthesis of hip fractures. Most patients have good pain relief and functional improvements inspite of...
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Cervical Fractures POSNA Study Guide

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

Objectives
1. Describe the incidence and pattern of cervical spine fractures in children
2. Discuss the anatomical features of the child's cervical spine which result in the pattern of injury recorded
3. Describe the optimum management of transport of the young child with an...
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The Efficacy Of The Hematoma Block For Fracture Reduction In The Distal Forearm Fractures

Location: http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlPrinter=true&xmlFilePath=journals/ija/vol17n2/block.xml

50 patients receiving Brachial Plexus Block (BPB group), and 50 patients receiving Hematoma Block (HB group) during reduction of distal forearm fractures,
Pain measured by Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) was recorded before, during, and after reduction.
Visual Analogue Scale during reduction in both the groups was comparable meaning that pain...
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2011 Decrease of physical activity level in adolescents with limb fractures

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/87/abstract

Conclusions Physical activity (PA) measured by accelerometer is a useful and valid tool to assess the decrease of PA level of adolescents with limb fractures. As cast immobilization and reduced PA are known to induce bone mineral loss, this study provides important information to quantify the decrease of skeletal loading in...
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1990 Incidence of fractures in a geographically defined population

Location: http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/44/3/241

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Vol 44, 241-245 LJ Donaldson, A Cook and RG Thomson 1990
The aim was to describe the population based age and sex specific incidence of fractures at different sites in a large English health district.
The overall estimated annual incidence of fractures was 100 per...
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Clinical Practice Guideline in the Diagnosis of Scaphoid Fractures Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/714859

We developed and implemented clinical practice guideline (CPG) using computerized tomography (CT) as the initial imaging method in the emergency department management of scaphoid fractures. We hypothesized that this CPG would decrease unnecessary immobilization and lead to earlier return to work.
Conclusion: This CPG resulted in rapid and accurate management of...
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Percutaneous K-wire Fixation Of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures In Children

Location: http://www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_journal_of_orthopedic_surgery/volume_1_number_1_52/article ...

Ulnar nerve injury following medial wire placement in percutaneous fixation of supraconylar humeral fractures is well recognised. We investigated techniques that may be used to minimise the occurrence and severity of nerve lesions when using percutaneous methods. 4 sheep post euthanasia had K-wires passed through percutaneous nerves before fixation to...
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Femoral Fractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/444926_7

Medscape 2002. Reports from the OTA Conference. Features reports on arthroscopically assisted retrograde nailing of femur fractures in adults and treatment of femoral shaft fractures in children
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Foot Fractures eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic195.htm

Article by Robert Silbergleit, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
Contents -Introduction Clinical Differentials Workup Treatment Medication Follow-up Miscellaneous Pictures Bibliography
Synonyms and related keywords: broken foot, toe fracture, broken toe, first metatarsal fracture, internal metatarsal fracture, fifth metatarsal fracture, proximal avulsion fracture, Jones fracture, Jones'...
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Fractures of the Os Calcis Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408026

Medscape General Medicine 1(3), 1999. Stephen K. Benirschke, MD, and Patricia A. Kramer, PhD, Department of Orthopaedics, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington
Abstract; Calcaneal fractures remain among the most challenging fractures encountered by orthopaedic traumatologists, but the technology exists today to treat any isolated calcaneal fracture. Critical to patient outcome is...
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