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ulna diaphysis fracture

Søren Ladefoged, Sigrid Grulke, Valeria Busoni, Didier Serteyn, Alexandra Salciccia, Denis Verwilghen
OBJECTIVE: To describe the management and outcome of limb fractures in small domestic equids treated with a modified Thomas splint-cast combination (MTSCC). STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Client owned horses and donkeys. METHODS: Medical records, including radiographs, were reviewed for details of animals diagnosed with a limb fracture and treated by external coaptation using a MTSCC (2001-2012). Follow-up >6 months after discharge was obtained via telephone consultation with owners or veterinarians...
February 1, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
Maryam Ameri, Kamran Aghakhani, Ebrahim Ameri, Shahrokh Mehrpisheh, Azadeh Memarian
INTRODUCTION: Orthopedic injuries are the most common types of traumatic injuries and present as fractures of the limbs, pelvis, and vertebrae or lesions in soft tissues, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. The upper limb fractures occur in distal radius and ulna, metacarpals, fingers, scapula, and carpal bones, Proximal, diaphysis, distal humerus, clavicle, proximal ulna and radio and distal humero and humero, radio, ulna, and metacarpo. The objective of this project was to accurately describe the occurrence of injuries of the upper extremity and the mechanisms of such injuries in a representative sample of Iranian population...
August 10, 2016: Global Journal of Health Science
Hiroyuki Fujioka, Tetsuo Nishikawa, Satoshi Koyama, Kenjiro Tsunemi, Takanori Oi, Yohei Takagi, Juichi Tanaka, Shinichi Yoshiya
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We present a rare case of stress fracture of the diaphysis of the ulna in a softball pitcher. CASE: A thirteen-year-old girl felt pain over the distal third of the right forearm during pitching. Stress fracture was detected as callus formation of the ulna before fracture displacement. When windmill pitching for softball, the pitcher rotates their arm around the shoulder joint and powerfully hits their forearm to their thigh, which is accompanied by simultaneous pronation of the forearm and flexion of the wrist...
September 2016: Journal of Orthopaedics
Adnan Kara, Mahmut Enes Kayaalp, Mehmet İşyar, Cem Sever, Melih Malkoç, Mahir Mahiroğulları
Monteggia fractures are accepted as hard-to-recognize and easy-to-handle fractures. Adequate radiographic investigations and clinical examinations are necessities. This case holds unique features involving diagnosis and treatment. In this case, the radial head was dislocated laterally while both bones were fractured in the proximal diaphysis, being the first to be mentioned in the literature. Closed reduction of the ulna is the preferred method of handling and almost always results in reduction of the radial head...
2016: Case Reports in Orthopedics
M Vlček, J Pech, V Musil, J Stingl
PURPOSE OF STUDY: Fractures of the distal radius and distal ulna require anatomical reconstruction for good restoration of wrist and hand function. In this study we compared the results of conservative treatment with those of plate osteosynthesis management in distal ulna fractures of patients who had concomitant fractures of the distal radius indicated for plate osteosynthesis. Our objective was to specify indications for plate osteosynthesis of a distal ulna fracture in the case of an associated distal radius fracture...
2015: Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
Gökhan Meriç, Gülşah Zeybek, Amaç Kıray, Aziz Atik, Aydın Budeyri, Can Koşay
OBJECTIVE: Intramedullary nailing is the preferred surgical treatment of humerus shaft fractures. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the bicipital groove and specific anatomical landmarks in achieving correct alignment of the humerus during intramedullary nailing, and to describe these anatomical landmarks. METHODS: Thirty (15 right; 15 left) total upper cadaver extremities were used in this study. After the anatomical landmarks were identified and marked, humeral head axis, transepicondylar axis, ulnar shaft axis, bicipital groove axis, and angular measurements of these were obtained...
2015: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
Saeed Reza Mehrpour, Mohammad Hossein Nabian, Leila Oryadi Zanjani, Mohammad-Hadi Foroughmand-Araabi, Reza Shahryar Kamrani
BACKGROUND: Basic epidemiological data can provide estimates when discussing disease burden and in the planning and provision of healthcare strategies. There is little quantitative information in the literature regarding prevalence of traumatic injuries from developing countries. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the current preliminary study was to reveal the prevalence and age and gender distribution of various traumatic injuries in a tertiary referral orthopedic hospital in Iran...
March 2015: Asian Journal of Sports Medicine
Bing Xie, Jing Tian, Yan-feng Jing, Da-peng Zhou, Liang-bi Xiang
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the early clinical efficacy of induced membrane technique for reconstruction of large bone defects after debridement in adults with chronic osteomyelitis of limbs. METHODS: From March 2010 to March 2012,a total of 23 adult patients with chronic osteomyelitis of limbs were treated in our department. There were 15 males and 8 females, with a mean age 35.2 years old (ranged from 26 to 49 years old). Sixteen patients had open fracture history...
January 2015: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
S H S Tan, S Saseendar, B H M Tan, A Pawaskar, V P Kumar
SUMMARY: A systematic review of eight ulnar fractures in seven patients with bisphosphonate therapy was performed to describe the characteristics and predisposing factors. The proximal ulna is likely to be fractured, especially in the dominant limb of elderly female patients using walking aids after 7 to 15 years of bisphosphonate use. INTRODUCTION: Long-term bisphosphonate use has been suggested to result in decreased bone remodelling and increased risk of atypical fractures...
February 2015: Osteoporosis International
Ryan E Tomlinson, Anne H Schmieder, James D Quirk, Gregory M Lanza, Matthew J Silva
Angiogenesis and osteogenesis are critically linked, although the role of angiogenesis is not well understood in osteogenic mechanical loading. In this study, either damaging or non-damaging cyclic axial compression was used to generate woven bone formation (WBF) or lamellar bone formation (LBF), respectively, at the mid-diaphysis of the adult rat forelimb. αv β3 integrin-targeted nanoparticles or vehicle was injected intravenously after mechanical loading. β3 integrin subunit expression on vasculature was maximal 7 days after damaging mechanical loading, but was still robustly expressed 14 days after loading...
September 2014: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research: the Official Journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Joost W Colaris, Stanley Oei, Max Reijman, Herma Holscher, Jan Hein Allema, Jan A N Verhaar
INTRODUCTION: Although both-bone forearm fractures in children may result in severe limitation of forearm rotation, finding the cause remains a diagnostic challenge. This study tries to evaluate the role of rotational malunion, bony impingement and contractures of the interosseous membrane. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Children (5-16 years) who suffered from a both-bone forearm fracture in diaphysis or distal metaphysis with a limitation of pronation/supination ≥40° at ≥6 months after trauma were included for analysis with conventional radiographs, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
March 2014: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Joost W Colaris, Jan Hein Allema, Max Reijman, Mark R de Vries, L Ulas Biter, Rolf M Bloem, Cees P van de Ven, Jan A N Verhaar
INTRODUCTION: Both-bone forearm fractures in children frequently result in a limitation of pronation/supination, which hinders daily activities. The purpose of this prospective multicentre study was to investigate which clinical factors are related to the limitation of pronation/supination in children with a both-bone forearm fracture. METHODS: In four Dutch hospitals, consecutive children (<16 years) who sustained a both-bone forearm fracture were included. Children were followed up for 6-9 months and data from questionnaires, physical examination and X-rays were collected...
April 2014: Injury
M Massobrio, G Pellicanò, P Albanese, G Antonietti
INTRODUCTION: There is no classification for acquired forearm deformities. A clinical-radiographic study was conducted to classify these deformities and evaluate the results. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirteen patients with forearm deformities following traumas or their treatment were included (11 men and two women, from 2000 to 2010). Mean age was 31 years (range 10-75 years). Initial treatment was conservative in five patients and surgical in eight patients. One segment was affected in seven patients (the radius in four patients, the ulna in three), and both segments were affected in six patients...
February 2014: Injury
Suyoung Heo, Kyoungmin So, Sehoon Kim, Minsu Kim, Haebeom Lee, Namsoo Kim
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of xenogenic cortical bone (XCB) on fracture repair in the canine ulna. The entire group of animals (n = 12) had a transverse resection of 5 mm length at the middle part of the right ulnar diaphysis. In Group A (eight beagles), the fracture was treated with XCB and metal bone screw. In Group B (four beagles), the fracture was treated with metal bone plate and screw. Radiological, micro-computed tomography (micro-CT), histological examination and mechanical testing were employed to evaluate bone healing and reaction of XCB in the host bone...
June 2013: Acta Veterinaria Hungarica
Juha-Jaakko Sinikumpu, Tytti Pokka, Willy Serlo
INTRODUCTION: Forearm fractures are common among children. Unlike most pediatric fractures, there is a risk of unsatisfactory results in forearm shaft fractures. The healing of a tubular bone is most unlikely in the diaphysis far away from the metaphyseal zones. The treatment of forearm shaft fractures is evolving. The purpose of the study was to analyze the pattern of forearm shaft fractures and their treatment in a population of children in recent years. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All the children (from 0 to 16 years) with a both-bone forearm shaft fracture (AO-segment 22-D) during the years 1997 to 2009 in a catchment area of about 86,000 children were included in this population-based study...
August 2013: European Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Ashok Kumar, Himanshu Gupta, Chandra-Shekhar Yadav, Shah-Alam Khan, Shishir Rastogi
OBJECTIVE: To present our experience in treatment of difficult ununited long bone fractures with locking plate. METHODS: Retrospective evaluation of locking plate fixation in 10 difficult nonunions of long bone fractures was done. Fixation was done with locking plate for femoral shaft fracture (3 patients), supracondylar fracture of femur (gap nonunion), fracture of clavicle, fracture of both forearm bones (radius and ulna) fracture of ulna, fracture of shaft of humerus, fracture of tibial diaphysis and supracondylar fracture of humerus (one patient each)...
2013: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
Luca Labianca, Antonello Montanaro, Francesco Turturro, Cosma Calderaro, Andrea Ferretti
Development of osteomyelitis in a closed fracture is rare. Although it has been reported that trivial trauma may be associated with the subsequent development of acute osteomyelitis, no evidence has been found that fractures are involved in the etiology of osteomyelitis. Only 25 cases (11 in adolescents) of osteomyelitis after closed fracture have been reported in literature. The authors report a case of osteomyelitis in an 8-year-old girl after a forearm fracture involving the diaphysis of the radius and ulna...
February 2013: Orthopedics
A-P Uzel, A Bulla, H Tchéro, P Tsiaviry, C Bourges, G Daculsi
INTRODUCTION: Intra-articular distal radial fractures in young subjects occur in severe trauma. Articular reduction needs to be anatomical. We report four cases with the particularity of having a 90° or 180° rotated lunate fossa. Our goal is to bring out the positive aspects of surgical procedure by volar medial approach and to assess long-term functionnal and radiological results. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Our study focused on four men whose average age was 27 (age range from 19 to 43)...
February 2013: Chirurgie de la Main
Alessia Pagnotta, Elena Taglieri, Iakov Molayem, Raffaele Sadun
The aim of our study was to describe a dorsal distal radius vascularized bone graft pedicled on the posterior interosseous artery (PIA), and its clinical application in 2 cases of ulnar nonunion. We studied the surgical technique in 5 freshly injected cadavers. The 4th extensor compartment artery originates from the anastomotic arch between the posterior division of the anterior interosseous artery and the PIA and provides periosteal branches to supply the dorsal distal radius metaphysis. A 2-cm vascularized bone graft can be harvested from the radius, and dissection of the PIA enables a long pedicle with a wide arc of rotation able to reach the ulnar diaphysis...
December 2012: Journal of Hand Surgery
Doris Schamall, Peter Pietschmann, Doris Moser, Martin Dockner, Maria Teschler-Nicola
During an archaeological excavation in Altenberg/Linz (Upper Austria), the well-preserved skeletal remains of a mature male dated the 13th century AD were recovered. Several elements of the skeleton yielded alterations caused by trauma: beside a malunion of the left ulna which was accompanied by shortening of the diaphysis, a luxation and deformation of the left radial head was observed (Monteggia-type lesion, Bado-type I). Moreover, at the anterior aspect of the corresponding humerus, a chalice-shaped, newly built bone structure that framed the displaced capitulum radii was visible...
September 2012: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
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