Mini-C-Arm Fluoroscopy for Emergency-Department Reduction of Pediatric Forearm Fractures
- Simultaneous Ipsilateral Fracture of the Elbow, Forearm and Wrist in a Child. Moonot, Pradeep B.; Nadkarni, Karthik V.; Haddad, Fares S. // European Journal of Trauma;Jun2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p271
The simultaneous occurrence of ipsilateral humeral supracondylar, forearm and wrist fractures is an uncommon injury. This fracture pattern is very difficult to treat, but no detailed cases were found in the English literature. A case of this unusual combination in a teenager is reported,...
- The Dinner Fork Deformity. Honorary, Deepa Iyer // Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery;2007, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p8
Fractures of the distal radius are among the most common injuries treated by the Orthopaedic surgeon. The injury that John Abraham Colles described in 1814, is a transverse fracture of the radius just proximal to the wrist, with dorsal displacement and angulation of the distal fragment, being...
- Epidemiology of fall related forearm and wrist fractures among adults treated in US hospital emergency departments. Orces, Carlos H.; Martinez, Fidel J. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p33
Objective: To examine national estimates of forearm and wrist fractures among adults treated in US emergency departments. Methods: The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System All Injury Program was used to estimate emergency department visits for unintentional fall related forearm and/or...
- Segmental Forearm Fracture Due to Grip-Lock Injury in Male Gymnast. Updegrove, Gary F.; Aiyer, Amiethab A.; Fortuna, Kristine L. // Case Connector;Apr-Jun2015, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1
Case: A fifteen-year-old male gymnast sustained a segmental forearm fracture with physeal involvement as the result of a grip-lock injury. Conclusion: Grip lock occurs when a leather grip becomes caught around a bar while the athlete is rotating around it. This may lead to physeal injuries,...
- The Clinical Cost of a Cheaper Plaster: Gypsona vs. Benecast in the Treatment of Childhood Forearm Fractures. Mason, Lyndon; Yewlett, Alun; Wilson, Ian B. // Internet Journal of Hand Surgery;2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p8
There are many plaster-of-Paris products on the market, of which GypsonaÂ® Bp (BSN Medical Ltd.) and Benecast POP (Benefoot UK Ltd.) are two. Both are used in the United Kingdom in the National Health Service with little evidence base between the two. Financial restraint can put pressure on...
- Wrist arthroscopy and intra-articular fractures of the distal radius in young adults. Hardy, Philippe; Gomes, Nuno; Chebil, Mounir; Bauer, Thomas // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Nov2006, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p1225
The difficulty on treatment of articular fractures of the distal radius comes from their comminutive character and frequency of ligamentous lesions associated, turning diagnosis and assessment always subject to discussion. Fracture reduction and fixation under arthroscopic control, along with...
- PERSPECTIVE. Chang, James // Orthopedics Today;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p16
The author comments on the study presented by Michael C. Vance at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 8 to 10, 2011, which found that distal scaphoid resection arthroplasty offers good long-term results for scaphoid nonunion patients.
- Colles' Fracture of the Wrist. Yochum, Terry R. // American Chiropractor;2002, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p18
Discusses the radiological features of Colles' fracture of the wrist. Fracture of the distal radius; Fracture line; Fracture angulation; Radius length.
- X-ray Interpretation. // Body Cast;Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p6
A pictorial quiz concerning the X-ray interpretation of a patient along with their answers is presented.