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Chauffeur's Fracture Radial Styloid Fractures Wheeless

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

radial styloid fractures most commonly occur from tension forces sustained during ulnar deviation and supination of the wrist;
- strong radiocarpal ligament, particularly radioscaphocapitate ligament, avulse radial styloid from metaphysis of the radius;
- ligamentous attachments maintains alignment radial styloid to carpus, but...
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VuMedi Webinars on Hip Fractures

Location: http://www.vumedi.com/videos?st=intertrochanteric%20fracture,%20femoral%20head%20fracture

Free registration for webinars on Hip Fractures -
  • Arthroscopic Osteosynthesis of a Displaced Femoral Head Fracture
  • Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures Managed by Cemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty
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2005 Proximal Humerus Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1261320-overview

Successful treatment of fractures of the proximal humerus presents a challenge for physicians. Many factors must be considered when developing a treatment plan. Accurate definition of the type of fracture, patient compliance problems that limit rehabilitation, medical comorbidities affecting prognosis, and time from injury to treatment are critical factors affecting...
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Throwing Fractures of the Humerus

Location: http://www.koreamed.org/SearchBasic.php?RID=264097&DT=1&QY=

2 Cases Report. J Korean Fracture Soc. 2000 Oct;13(4):978-98 Spiral fractures of the middle or distal shaft of the humerus that occur during attempts to throw a variety of objects are not common. Many authors have reported that the cause of fracture was the results of uncoordinated muscle violence. We...
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Elbow Fractures eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/EMERG/topic191.htm

Article by Corboy & Rotenberg 2004
Elbow fractures are encountered commonly in the ED. Injury patterns for children and adults are quite different. Emergency physicians must recognize whether fractures require admission, immediate orthopedic evaluation, or less urgent referral.
Synonyms and related keywords: broken arm, broken elbow, elbow fracture, radial head fracture, olecranon...
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Osteochondral Fractures POSNA Study Guide

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

Discussion points
1. Describe the most frequent sites of osteocondral fracture in the child
2. Describe the repair process for osteochondral fractures
3. Describe present treatment approaches for osteochondral fractures
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Musculoskeletal Radiology of Fractures

Location: http://www.gentili.net/fxintroduction.htm

List of Xrays of named fractures from all different regions
A musculoskeletal fracture atlas was created using the resources of the Internet. Over 275 images and nearly 100 fractures have been indexed. In addition to the images, the exhibit explores how an online orthopedic textbook, relevant scientific literature, and related teaching...
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2011 Unexplained fractures - child abuse or bone disease CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3032841

Background Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a serious problem that has major implications for the welfare of the child involved. Unexplained fractures are of particular concern to the orthopaedic surgeon, who must often consider alternative diagnoses to CAN.
Questions/purposes We therefore (1) determined which bone diseases most commonly mimic CAN; (2) what...
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AAOS Management of Distal Radius Fractures and Complications

Location: http://www7.aaos.org/education/courses/course_detail.aspx?ProductId=23449

This webinar re-introduces the concept of tailored treatment for distal radius fractures. We will also address the general biomechanical principles of fixation and the management of early mal-unions. Avoidance and recognition of complications will be emphasized. Webinar attendees will be shown examples of Dorsal, Volar, External, and IM fixation.
AAOS...
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2008 Intramedullary fixation of proximal humerus fractures

Location: http://www.pssjournal.com/content/2/1/33

Conclusion It is of great importance for surgeons treating proximal humerus fractures to understand the relative risk of any procedure they perform. Since the designs of different nailing systems risk damaging the axillary nerve and ascending branch, blunt dissection, the use of protection sleeves during drilling and screw insertion, and individual...
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Supracondylar Femur Fractures Classification

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

OTA Basic Fracture Course The incidence of supracondylar fractures is 4 to 7% of all femur fractures. There is a somewhat bimodal distribution of these injuries. Expert
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2009 Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=35869

As a result of reading this article, physicians should be able to: Describe the anatomy and mechanism of injury associated with apophyseal avulsion fractures of the hip and pelvis. List the different stages of nonoperative management in patients with apophyseal avulsion. Discuss the operative treatment options and surgical approaches for treatment of these...
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Outcomes of Gamma Nail Fixation for pertrochanteric fractures

Location: http://web.archive.org/web/20021220023450/http://www.orthonet.upmc.edu/TraumDiv/Ziran/Gamma.html

Archived 2003. UPMC. The introduction of the intramedullary hip screw (IMHS) was hailed as a solution for the treatment of complex intertrochanteric (IT) and subtrochanteric (ST) femur fractures. In fixation with the IMHS benefits of intramedullary shaft stabilization are combined with the advantages of sliding hip screw fixation. Fixation with...
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Tibial Plateau Fractures

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/plateau/plateau1.html

Fractures of the proximal tibia that break into the knee are known as plateau fractures. They are often displaced. Open reduction is often required because of this and there is a real risk of skin breakdown and sepsis because of the subcutaneous nature, and poor blood supply of this region
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Posterior pedicle screw fixation for thoracolumbar burst fractures

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-51/issue-1/pdf/pg35.pdf

Posterior pedicle screw fixation with supplemental laminar hook fixation for the treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures S. Leduc, J-M Mac-Thiong, G. Maurais, A. Jodoin Can J Surg, Vol. 51, No. 1, February 2008
This study evaluates the clinical relevance of the short-segment pedicle fixation supplemented by laminar hooks (2HS-1SH) construct in...
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Subtrochanteric Hip Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic316.htm

Lee & Ertl 2008
During the last 50 years, the treatment of subtrochanteric femur fractures has evolved with improved understanding of both fracture biology and biomechanics. Previously, nonsurgical treatment of these fractures was associated not only with significant shortening and malrotation but also with the morbidity and mortality of prolonged immobilization....
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Ankle Arthrodesis Using Antegrade Intramedullary Nail for Salvage of Nonreconstructable Tibial Pilon Fractures Ortho Supersite

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=41937

The treatment of nonreconstructable tibial pilon fractures for which the optimal timing for reduction and fixation has been missed is challenging. Ankle arthrodesis may be a treatment option in such cases. We treated 2 patients with nonreconstructable tibial pilon fractures using ankle arthrodesis with an antegrade intramedullary nail. Our method...
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Complex proximal femoral fractures in the elderly managed by reconstruction nailing

Location: http://www.traumamanagement.org/content/1/1/7

Conclusion Favourable fixation of unstable complex femoral fractures in the elderly population can be achieved with the Russell-Taylor reconstruction nail. However, use of this device in this frail population was associated with a high implant complication and mortality rate that undoubtedly reflected the severity of the injury sustained, co-morbidity within the...
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Retrospective Study Of Neurovascular Complications In Supracondylar Humerus Fractures In Children

Location: http://www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_journal_of_orthopedic_surgery/volume_5_number_1_27/article ...

A retrospective study of 85 children with displaced Gartland Type II and Type III supracondylar fractures of humerus admitted between February 1998 to September 2003 was carried out in Rustaq Hospital, Oman to review and analyze the neurovascular complications. The 83 patients were treated by closed reduction and crossed percutaneous...
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Augmentation of tibial plateau fractures with trabecular metal

Location: http://www.josr-online.com/content/4/1/37

Background Restoration and maintenance of the plateau surface are the key points in the treatment of tibial plateau fractures. Any deformity of the articular surface jeopardizes the future of the knee by causing osteoarthritis and axis deviation. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of Trabecular Metal (porous...
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2009 Good results seen with conventional fixation of geriatric acetabular fractures

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.aspx?rid=43390

Research indicates that acute open reduction and internal fixation may lead to good outcomes in carefully selected elderly patients with displaced acetabular fractures.
ORTHOPEDICS TODAY September 2009 Good results seen with conventional fixation of geriatric acetabular fractures Early research on the limited ilioinguinal approach indicates less blood loss vs. traditional approach.
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C2 Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1267150-overview

Cervical spine (C-spine) injuries are the most feared of all spinal injuries because of the potential for significant deleterious sequelae. Correlation is noted between the level of injury and morbidity/mortality (ie, the higher the level of the C-spine injury - the higher the morbidity and mortality). Craniocervical junction injuries are...
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2009 Insufficiency Fractures of the Pelvis eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/394406-overview

Insufficiency fracture is a subgroup of stress fracture. Unlike the other subtype (ie, fatigue fracture), insufficiency fracture is caused by normal or physiologic stress upon weakened bone. Loss of bone trabeculae decreases the bone's elastic resistance.
Awareness is increasing concerning the occurrence of these fractures among older persons. Sites frequently affected...
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Multiple lumbar transverse process stress fractures

Location: http://www.smarttjournal.com/content/3/1/8

A rare case of multilevel transverse process stress fractures as a cause of low back ache in a professional cricket player has been presented. The report discusses the possible mechanism of such an injury in a cricket player and also highlights the preventive and therapeutic aspects of management in such...
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