A Splint Was Not Inferior to a Cast for Distal Radial Fracture in Children
- Tibial Fracture and its Surgical Management using Internal and External Fixation in a Black buck. Gahlod, B. M.; Akhare, S. B.; Thorat, M. G. // Intas Polivet;jul-dec2012, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p466
A case of midshaft comminuted fracture of left tibia in black buck was immobilized with intramedullary pinning in a retrograde fashion and circlage wiring supported by plaster cast under xylazine and ketamine anaesthesia. The healing progress was assessed by periodical radiological examination....
- Don't use hip spica in kids with femoral fracture. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/9/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7508, p58
Discusses whether external fixation is more effective than hip spica casting in preventing malunion in children with femoral fractures. Description of a study of children admitted to hospitals with fractures; Assertion that external fixation of pediatric diaphyseal femoral fractures...
- Treatment of Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children Using External Fixation. Gris, Mireille; Van Nieuwenhove, Olivier; Gehanne, Cyrille; Quintin, Jean; Burny, Franz // Orthopedics;Nov2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p1146
This article discusses the application of the external fixation method to treat supracondylar fractures in children. The supracondylar predicament occurs when flexion stabilizes the fracture but compromises the circulation. The treatment method is, however, associated with a high incidence of...
- A prospective comparative study of pin site infection in pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures: daily pin care vs. no pin care. Kao, Hsuan-Kai; Chen, Mei-Chuan; Lee, Wei-Chun; Yang, Wen-E; Chang, Chia-Hsieh // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jul2014, Vol. 134 Issue 7, p919
Introduction: Pin site infection is a critical issue for patients' safety in skeletal fixation using percutaneous pins or wires. Closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner wires fixation are the mainstay of treatment in pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures. Little information is available...
- Diaphyseal Femur Fracture in Pycnodysostosis Treated with Pennig Wrist External Fixator: a Case Study. Jiya, Timothy U.; Hindriks, Misha; Kleipool, Arthur; Ham, John // European Journal of Trauma;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p477
Although an increased tendency towards pathologic fractures has been described in patients with pycnodysostosis, little data is available with respect to fracture management in this unique group of patients. Our case study illustrates the technical difficulties and possible alternatives in the...
- OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF TIBIAL FRACTURES IN CHILDREN: ARE ELASTIC STABLE INTRAMEDULLARY NAILS AN IMPROVEMENT OVER EXTERNAL FIXATION? Kubiak, Erik N.; Egol, Kenneth A.; Scher, David; Wasserman, Bradley; Feldman, David; Koval, Kenneth J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2005, Vol. 87-A Issue 8, p1761
Background: Operative treatment of tibial fractures in children requires implants that do not violate open physes while maintaining tibial length and alignment. Both elastic stable intramedullary nails and external fixation can be utilized. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with these...
- Utilidad del Ãndice de yeso y acolchonamiento en el pronÃ³stico de las fracturas de antebrazo en niÃ±os. Ortega Vadillo, Mario Antonio; Valle, Arnulfo Robles; Martínez, Daniel Bermúdez // Acta Ortopedica Mexicana;may/jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p146
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- Percutaneous reduction and external fixation reliable for heel fractures. Beadling, Lee // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p19
This article discusses a study which examined the reliability of percutaneous reduction and external fixation as a technique to obtain a stable reduction of intra-articular, displaced calcaneal fractures.
- External fixation. // Nursing Standard;3/4/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p58
A self assessment questionnaire is presented that tests a person's knowledge of caring for a patient with external fixation.