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Wheeless' Fracture Menu

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

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics. Links to a complete list of fractures.
Acetabular Fracture Ankle Fractures Barton's Fracture: ...
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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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Chopart Joint Fracture Dislocations

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02534.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 5 Session V - Foot and Ankle Sat., 10/12/02 Foot & Ankle, Paper #34, 9:41 AM Chopart Joint Fracture Dislocations: Initial Open Reduction is Better than Closed Reduction Martinus Richter, MD ; Tobias Hüfner, MD; Ulf Schmidt, MD; Thomas Gosling, MD; Jens Geerling, MD; Christian Krettek, MD,...
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Wrist Fractures eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/TOPIC844.HTM

The wrist is the most commonly injured region of the upper extremity. Fractures of the distal radius and ulna account for three fourths of wrist injuries. The carpal bones themselves are injured much less frequently but account for up to 10% of injuries to the structures of the hand. Not...
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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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Effect of Early Stability on Fracture Repair

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02101.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 1 Session I - Combined Session (International Society for Fracture Repair) Fri., 10/11/02 Combined Session, Paper #1, 8:16 AM The Effect of Early Stability on Fracture Repair Theodore Miclau, III, MD ; Zachary Thompson, BS; Celine Colnot, PhD; Diane Hu, MD; Zena Werb, PhD; Jill Helms,...
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Metatarsal Fractures eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/Radio/topic850.htm

Fractures in the foot are common, and the metatarsals are among the bones most commonly fractured. The injury may be an acute fracture, which is usually due to dropping of heavy objects on foot, or due to a stress fracture secondary to abnormal repetitive trauma in normal bone. Alternatively, a...
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Operative treatment for isolated distal ulnar shaft fracture

Location: http://www.eymj.org/Synapse/Data/PDFData/0069YMJ/ymj-43-631.pdf

This study retrospectively evaluated the effectiveness of an open reduction and internal fixation of a tension band wiring technique for treating displaced or unstable comminuted distal ulnar shaft fractures without a radial fracture. Ten patients were treated for an isolated distal ulnar shaft fracture. There were 6 cases of a...
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Stress Fracture eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/topic134.htm

Stress fractures are overuse injuries of bone. These fractures, which may be nascent or complete, result from repetitive subthreshold loading that, over time, exceeds the bone's intrinsic ability to repair itself. Briefhaupt originally described stress fractures in military recruits in 1855. Our present understanding of the pathophysiology of stress fractures...
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Second fracture of the distal humerus after varus malunion of a supracondylar fracture in children

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/80-B/5/791

Nine children sustained a second fracture of the distal humerus after union of an ipsilateral supracondylar fracture which had healed with cubitus varus. There were eight boys and one girl with a mean age of five years (1 to 8) at the time of the second fracture which occurred at...
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Young age and wedge stem design are risk factors for periprosthetic fracture after arthroplasty due to hip fracture

Location: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/section?content=a713723151&fulltext=713240928

Abstract (full text available) Background It has been suggested that a hip fracture as a primary diagnosis for arthroplasty is a risk factor for periprosthetic fracture.
Patients and methods We compared 16 patients with late periprosthetic fracture of the femur to 48 controls. The primary diagnosis for all patients was hip...
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Tillaux Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic344.htm

The term Tillaux fracture is an eponym describing a fracture of the anterolateral tibial epiphysis that is commonly seen in adolescents. The fragment is avulsed due to the strong anterior tibiofibular ligament in an external rotation injury of the foot in relation to the leg. This injury is rarely seen...
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Triplane Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic353.htm

Abt & Hurwitz 2007
Triplane fractures of the distal tibia are generally sustained during adolescence and occur before complete closure of the distal tibial physis (growth plate). Incomplete closure of the tibial growth plate, as well as the stress forces applied during injury, are responsible for the unique occurrence of this...
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Carpal Bone Injuries eMedicine Sports

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/sports/topic16.htm

The carpus, or wrist, is a complex joint that provides abduction and adduction in the frontal plane of the upper extremity, extension and flexion for hand movements, and supination and pronation in the coronal plane.
Synonyms and related keywords: wrist bone injuries, wrist injuries, wrist sprain, broken wrist, sprained wrist, wrist...
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Coating of Titanium Implants Increases Biomechanical Strength

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02102.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 1 Session I - Combined Session (International Society for Fracture Repair) Fri., 10/11/02 Combined Session, Paper #2, 8:22 AM *BMP-2 Coating of Titanium Implants Increases Biomechanical Strength and Accelerates Bone Remodeling in Fracture Treatment: A Biomechanical and Histological Study on Rats Gerhard Schmidmaier, MD ; Britt Wildemann,...
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Computed Tomography Analysis of Posterior-Wall Fractures of the Acetabulum

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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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Lumbar Compression Fracture eMedicine PMR

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/309615-overview

The lumbar vertebrae are the 5 largest and strongest of all vertebrae in the spine. These vertebrae compose the lower back. They begin at the start of the lumbar curve (ie, the thoracolumbar junction) and extend to the sacrum. The strongest stabilizing muscles of the spine attach to the lumbar...
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Femoral Neck Stress and Insufficiency Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic84.htm

Wildstein & Schutte 2007
Femoral neck stress fractures are a common cause of hip pain in select populations. Chronic, repetitive activity that is common to runners and military recruits predisposes these populations to femoral neck stress fractures. These injuries must be differentiated from insufficiency fractures, which, although similar in appearance and...
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Galeazzi Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic111.htm

The Galeazzi fracture-dislocation is an injury pattern involving a radial shaft fracture with associated dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ); the injury disrupts the forearm axis joint.
Synonyms and related keywords: Galeazzi fracture-dislocation, reverse Monteggia fracture, Piedmont fracture, Darrach-Hughston-Milch fracture, fracture of necessity, radial shaft fracture, dislocation of the...
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Metatarsal Stress Fracture eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/TOPIC81.HTM

With an increase in public interest in physical fitness, clinical practitioners are diagnosing stress fractures with greater frequency.1 First described by Aristotle in 200 BC, stress fractures were initially recorded in the medical literature in 1855 by the Prussian military physician Breithaupt, who described what is now known as a...
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Two Unusual Cases of Coronal Lunate Fracture

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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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Fracture of the Lesser and Greater Trochanter Wheeless

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

- Lesser Trochanteric Fracture:
- isolated fracture of the lesser trochanter is quite rare but may develop as a result of the avulsion force if the iliopsoas muscle;
- it occurs commonly as a component of...
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Predicting risk of osteoporotic fracture in men and women in England and Wales

Location: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/339/nov19_1/b4229

Results Use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), age, body mass index (BMI), smoking status, recorded alcohol use, parental history of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, tricyclic antidepressants, corticosteroids, history of falls, menopausal symptoms, chronic liver disease, gastrointestinal malabsorption, and other endocrine disorders were significantly and independently...
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The Impacted Varus Proximal Humeral Fracture. Which Factors Affect

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OTA 2002 - Session 10 Session X - Upper Extremity Sun., 10/13/02 Upper Extremity, Paper #63, 10:10 AM The Impacted Varus Proximal Humeral Fracture. Which Factors Affect Outcome? Charles M. Court-Brown, MD, FRCS; Margaret M. McQueen, MD, FRCS; Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Purpose: A prospective analysis of 99...
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2004 General Priciples of Fracture Care eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1270717-overview

eMedicine updated 2010
A fracture is defined as a disruption in the integrity of a living bone, involving injury to the bone marrow, periosteum, and adjacent soft tissues. Many types of fractures exist, such as pathologic, stress, and greenstick fractures. When a fracture occurs, it is described radiographically and clinically in...
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