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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776938/bilateral-lower-limb-ischaemia-following-acetabular-reconstruction-and-arthroplasty
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Nadim Tarazi, Alastair Thomas, Majid Chowdhry, Andrew Carrothers
The incidence of acetabular fractures has increased markedly in patients over 60 in the last quarter of a century, with open reduction and internal fixation being regarded to be the treatment of choice in most patients with displaced acetabular fractures. Lower limb ischaemia following acetabular fixation or arthroplasty is rare. However, such complications can be limb or life threatening, and therefore, it is important to recognise them as early as possible. We present the case of a 70-year-old man with no significant medical history who underwent acetabular fixation with simultaneous arthroplasty complicated with bilateral lower limb ischaemia...
May 18, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774196/common-carotid-artery-dissection-in-multiple-extracranial-injury-a-case-report
#2
Jin Sang Kil, Mi Kyung Lee, Ki Seong Eom
Traumatic common carotid artery dissection (CCAD) is rare. To our knowledge, only 14 case reports have described traumatic CCAD previously. Here, we report a case of CCAD in a patient with severe trauma. A 50-year-old man was lying on the road after drinking alcohol when a car drove over him. Computed tomography (CT) revealed multiple rib fractures with hemopneumothorax, lung contusion, flail chest, large amount of hematoma with bladder rupture, and fractures on the C6 spinous process, sacral ala, iliac bone, and pubic ramus...
April 2018: Korean Journal of Neurotrauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29772314/urgent-use-of-gore-excluder-iliac-branch-endoprosthesis-ibe-with-left-transaxillary-approach-for-preservation-of-the-residual-hypogastric-artery-a-case-series
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D'Oria Mario, Chiarandini Stefano, Pipitone Marco, Calvagna Cristiano, Riccitelli Francesco, Rotelli Alice, Zamolo Francesca, Griselli Filippo
Preservation of the residual hypogastric artery (HGA) in patients with previous endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) may require complex operative strategies. We report an alternative technique to preserve the residual HGA with the Gore Excluder Iliac Branch endoprosthesis (IBE) in urgent situations. MethodsWe report the case of two high-risk patients (unfit for open surgery), with previous EVAR and exclusion of one HGA, treated in emergency setting. Both patients met the anatomical requirements for Gore IBE use...
May 14, 2018: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29770342/fibular-collateral-ligament-varus-stress-radiographic-analysis-using-3-different-clinical-techniques
#4
Patrick W Kane, Mark E Cinque, Gilbert Moatshe, Jorge Chahla, Nicholas N DePhillipo, Matthew T Provencher, Robert F LaPrade
Background: Fibular collateral ligament (FCL) tears are challenging to diagnose. Left untreated, FCL tears lead to residual ligament instability and increased joint loading on the medial compartment of the knee. Additionally, when a concomitant anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is performed, increased forces on reconstruction grafts occur, which may lead to premature graft failure. Stress radiographs constitute a reliable and validated technique for the objective assessment of a complete grade III FCL tear...
May 2018: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29769591/clinical-retrospective-case-control-study-on-the-mechanics-of-obstacle-in-mouth-opening-and-malocclusion-in-patients-with-maxillofacial-fractures
#5
Hai-Hua Zhou, Kun Lv, Rong-Tao Yang, Zhi Li, Xue-Wen Yang, Zu-Bing Li
This study aims to identify and distinguish various factors that may influence the clinical symptoms (limited mouth opening and malocclusion) in patients with maxillofacial fractures. From January 2000 to December 2009, 963 patients with maxillofacial fractures were enrolled in this statistical study to aid in evaluating the association between various risk factors and clinical symptoms. Patients with fractured posterior mandibles tended to experience serious limitation in mouth opening. Patients who sustained coronoid fractures have the highest risk of serious limitation in mouth opening (OR = 9...
May 16, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29767314/minimally-invasive-reduction-and-percutaneous-posterior-fixation-of-one-level-traumatic-thoraco-lumbar-and-lumbar-spine-fractures
#6
Marco Tinelli, Friederike Töpfer, Michael Kreinest, Stefan Matschke, Paul A Grützner, Arnold J Suda
INTRODUCTION: Although open procedures are the gold standard, the alternative approach of minimal invasive reduction using percutaneous screws for thoracic and lumbar spine fractures is under discussion. Aim of this study was to investigate the results of reduction and the accuracy of screw placement in minimally invasive percutaneous posterior instrumentation for these fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred and twenty-seven patients with thoraco-lumbar and lumbar burst fractures and minimal invasive dorsal instrumentation were analyzed retrospectively in terms of the accuracy of pedicle screw placement and results of fracture reduction...
May 16, 2018: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766742/wound-and-sural-nerve-complications-of-the-sinus-tarsi-approach-for-calcaneus-fractures
#7
Shaoliang Li
Background The purpose of this study was to evaluate the optimal timing and measures of the sinus tarsi approach for calcaneus fractures to avoid iatrogenic injury of the sural nerve and to assess for wound complications. METHODS: A case series of 53 patients with calcaneus fractures treated by a single surgeon with the sinus tarsi approach was retrospectively analyzed. On the basis of the delay time from injury to surgery, patients were classified into 4 groups: immediate (0-3 days), early (4-6 days), intermediate (7-14 days), and late (14-18 days)...
May 1, 2018: Foot & Ankle International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766123/orthopaedic-traumatology-fundamental-principles-and-current-controversies-for-the-acute-care-surgeon
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Shad K Pharaon, Shawn Schoch, Lucas Marchand, Amer Mirza, John Mayberry
Multiply injured patients with fractures are co-managed by acute care surgeons and orthopaedic surgeons. In most centers, orthopaedic surgeons definitively manage fractures, but preliminary management, including washouts, splinting, reductions, and external fixations, may be performed by selected acute care surgeons. The acute care surgeon should have a working knowledge of orthopaedic terminology to communicate with colleagues effectively. They should have an understanding of the composition of bone, periosteum, and cartilage, and their reaction when there is an injury...
2018: Trauma surgery & acute care open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29765377/neutrophils-inhibit-synthesis-of-mineralized-extracellular-matrix-by-human-bone-marrow-derived-stromal-cells-in-vitro
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Okan W Bastian, Michiel Croes, Jacqueline Alblas, Leo Koenderman, Luke P H Leenen, Taco J Blokhuis
Although controlled local inflammation is essential for adequate bone regeneration, several studies have shown that hyper-inflammatory conditions after major trauma are associated with impaired fracture healing. These hyper-inflammatory conditions include the trauma-induced systemic inflammatory response to major injury, open fractures, and significant injury to the surrounding soft tissues. The current literature suggests that increased or prolonged influx of neutrophils into the fracture hematoma may mediate impairment of bone regeneration after hyper-inflammatory conditions...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29764298/the-distal-radius-palmar-cortical-angle-in-adolescent-versus-adult-populations
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Shane Breheny, Angela Christine Chang, April De Silva, Paul Allcock
PURPOSE: Volar distal radius plates are pre-contoured to aid restoration of anatomy during open reduction internal fixation of distal radius fractures. Incorrectly contoured plates can result in malreduction, leading to malunion, pain, and loss of function. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether adolescent distal radius anatomy on the palmar cortical surface differs from that in adults, in order to determine whether adult plates are suitable for use in adolescents. METHODS: Lateral wrist radiographs were used to measure the distal radius palmar cortical angle (PCA) in adolescent age groups (12-13, 14-15, and 16-17 years old) and compared to a skeletally mature control group (30-50 years old)...
May 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29762325/endoscopy-assisted-frontal-sinus-obliteration
#11
Anna Maria Jaźwiec, Benjamin Rechner, Ewa Komorowska-Timek
Comminuted fractures of the anterior table of the frontal sinus involving frontonasal ducts are traditionally treated with sinus obliteration. This technique entails precise mucosa removal which requires unimpeded visualization of the bony recesses. To achieve adequate access to the mucosa, temporary removal of a large part of the frontal bone may often be necessary. This in turn increases fracture comminution requiring placement of additional hardware associated with the risk for bony malalignment, infection, plate palpability, and visibility, especially in thin-skin individuals...
May 14, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29762292/a-dedicated-satellite-trauma-orthopaedic-program-operating-room-safely-increases-capacity
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Peter M Waters, Brian W Yang, Doreen White, Ellen Barth, Vincent Chiang, Arielle Mizrahi-Arnaud, William Sparks
BACKGROUND: Providing high-value care for urgent orthopaedic trauma patients requires effective and timely treatment. Herein, we describe the implementation of an innovative program utilizing the operating room (OR) capacity of a satellite campus to decrease stress on a pediatric tertiary care center without jeopardizing patient safety. METHODS: In addition to the daily emergency surgical room on the main campus, a dedicated orthopaedic trauma surgery OR was established in a satellite hospital location for 3 days per week in the summer and for 2 days per week for the rest of the year...
May 16, 2018: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29762283/five-to-ten-year-outcomes-of-operatively-treated-scapular-fractures
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Joscelyn M Tatro, Jeffrey A Gilbertson, Lisa K Schroder, Peter A Cole
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to assess the 5 to 10-year clinical and patient-reported functional outcomes after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of intra-articular and extra-articular scapular fractures. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of prospectively collected data on 106 patients who underwent ORIF of a scapular fracture at a single level-I trauma center between January 2005 and December 2010. Eight patients were excluded from the study because they had either severe neurologic injury or an isolated process fracture, and 66 patients (37 with an isolated extra-articular fracture and 29 with an intra-articular fracture) participated in the 5 to 10-year follow-up, yielding a follow-up rate of 67%...
May 16, 2018: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29758367/clinical-and-neurosurgical-management-of-cranial-machete-injuries-the-experience-of-a-tertiary-referral-center-in-nicaragua
#14
Luis Zapata, Ernest J Wright, Peter Nakaji
BACKGROUND: The neurosurgical literature rarely describes managing open head injuries caused by machetes, although this is a common head injury in developing countries. We present our experience managing cranial machete injuries in Nicaragua over a 5-year period. METHODS: A retrospective chart review identified patients admitted to a neurosurgery service for cranial machete injury. RESULTS: Among 51 patients studied, the majority (n=42, 82%) presented with mild neurological deficits (Glasgow Coma Scale score ≥14)...
May 11, 2018: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756330/postoperative-prophylactic-antibiotics-for-facial-fractures-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Andy M Habib, Alexander D Wong, Geoffrey C Schreiner, Komal F Satti, Natalie B Riblet, Heather A Johnson, Jacob P Ossoff
OBJECTIVE: Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing surgery for maxillofacial fractures is standard practice. However, the use of postoperative antibiotic prophylaxis remains controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to evaluate the effect of postoperative antibiotic therapy on the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) in patients with maxillofacial fractures. METHODS: MEDLINE, Embase, and the Cochrane Library were searched from inception through October 2017...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754748/retrospective-analysis-of-postoperative-interventions-in-mandibular-fractures-a-shift-towards-outpatient-day-surgery-care
#16
Shiva Subramaniam, Anthony Febbo, James Clohessy, Alexander Bobinskas
The management of fractured mandibles typically involves admission and operation at the time of presentation. While this should involve only a short stay in hospital these patients are surgically stable, and so priority is often given to more urgent cases. We retrospectively evaluated the postoperative medical requirements of patients who were operated on at Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Western Australia between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016. Patients were excluded if they had had multiple facial fractures, multiple injuries, had fractures that were comminuted or in edentulous mandibles, and those who had been in hospital for preoperative medical investigations and care...
May 10, 2018: British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754185/a-comparison-of-corrective-osteotomies-using-dorsal-and-volar-fixation-for-malunited-distal-radius-fractures
#17
Kunihiro Oka, Toshiyuki Kataoka, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Kiyoshi Okada, Hideki Yoshikawa, Tsuyoshi Murase
PURPOSE: This study aimed to compare clinical results and to restore radiographic parameters of corrective osteotomy for malunited distal radius fracture using a volar locking plate with a dorsal plate. METHODS: We retrospectively studied 28 consecutive patients with symptomatic malunited distal radius fractures followed up for more than 12 months who underwent corrective osteotomy with a dorsal buttress plate (n = 9) or a volar locking plate (n = 19)...
May 12, 2018: International Orthopaedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29753777/surgically-assisted-rapid-palatal-expansion-in-class-iii-malocclusion-our-experience
#18
A Barrabé, C Meyer, H Bonomi, Weber Elise, N Sigaux, A Louvrier
INTRODUCTION: Maxillary transverse deficiency (MTD) is a common facial disharmony that may need surgical assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE). The aim of this study was to present our SARPE technique and to report about our experience. MATERIEL AND METHOD: Medical records of all class III patients who underwent SARPE in our department from 2010 to 2015 and for whom a follow-up of at least 1 year was available, were included in a retrospective study. The technic consisted, after short orthodontic preparation allowing for divergence of the upper central incisors, in a complete Le Fort I osteotomy without down fracture, and medial sagittal submucosal separation of the hard palate under general anesthesia in an inpatient procedure...
May 10, 2018: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29752602/clinicopathological-features-and-prognosis-of-primary-gists-with-tumor-rupture-in-the-real-world
#19
Toshirou Nishida, Haruhiko Cho, Seiichi Hirota, Toru Masuzawa, Gaku Chiguchi, Toshimasa Tsujinaka
BACKGROUND: Patients with ruptured gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) are recommended for imatinib adjuvant therapy; however, their clinicopathological features and prognosis in the era of imatinib are unknown. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study cohort included 665 patients with histologically proven primary GISTs who underwent R0 or R1 surgery between 2003 and 2007; the validation cohort included 182 patients between 2000 and 2014. The definitions of tumor rupture in the study included perforation at tumor site, tumor fracture, piecemeal resection including open biopsy, and macroscopic injuries to the pseudocapsule...
May 11, 2018: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29752537/when-and-how-to-operate-the-posterior-malleolus-fragment-in-trimalleolar-fractures-a-systematic-literature-review
#20
Samuel Marinus Verhage, Jochem Maarten Hoogendoorn, Pieta Krijnen, Inger Birgitta Schipper
OBJECTIVES: Whether or not and how to fixate the posterior malleolus fracture seems to depend on the fracture fragment size and its amount of dislocation, but clear guidelines for daily practice are lacking. In this review, we summarize the literature on preferred treatment of the posterior fragment in trimalleolar fractures. METHODS: A systematic review of publications between January 1995 and April 30 2017 on this topic in the PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane databases was performed according to the PRISMA statement...
May 12, 2018: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
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