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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29036016/exercise-preserves-physical-function-in-prostate-cancer-patients-with-bone-metastases
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Daniel A Galvão, Dennis R Taaffe, Nigel Spry, Prue Cormie, David Joseph, Suzanne K Chambers, Raphael Chee, Carolyn Peddle-McIntyre, Nicolas H Hart, Freerk T Baumann, James Denham, Michael Baker, Robert U Newton
PURPOSE: The presence of bone metastases has excluded participation of cancer patients in exercise interventions and is a relative contraindication to supervised exercise in the community setting due to concerns of fragility fracture. We examined the efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases. METHODS: Between 2012 and 2015, 57 prostate cancer patients (70.0±8.4 years; BMI 28.7±4.0 kg/m) with bone metastases (pelvis 75...
October 14, 2017: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033269/outcomes-of-functional-treatment-versus-open-reduction-and-internal-fixation-of-condylar-mandibular-fracture-with-articular-impact-a-retrospective-study-of-83-adults
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Merlet Fanny-Laure, Grimaud Fanny, Pace Richard, Mercier Jacques-Marie, Paré Arnaud, Corre Pierre
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 12, 2017: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29031827/development-of-a-surgical-site-infection-prediction-model-in-orthopaedic-trauma-the-denver-health-model
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Sara M Reese, Bryan Knepper, Heather L Young, Cyril Mauffrey
BACKGROUND: The CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network's (NHSN) current risk adjustment model for surgical site infections (SSI) following open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) of long bone fractures is a suboptimal predictor of risk. We hypothesized that by including variables known to be associated with SSI following ORIF, we would develop a model that would increase the accuracy and predictability of SSI risk. METHODS: Patients who underwent ORIF of a long bone between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2014 were included in the study (n=1543)...
October 9, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29031702/complications-following-open-reduction-and-internal-fixation-versus-external-fixation-in-treating-unstable-distal-radius-fractures-grading-the-evidence-through-a-meta-analysis
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Z Yuan, Z Yang, Q Liu, Y M Liu
BACKGROUND: The common fixation techniques for unstable distal radius fractures include open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with plates and closed reduction and external fixation (EF). There is controversy over the choice of surgical approach in treating unstable distal radius fractures. HYPOTHESIS: This meta-analysis was performed to compare complication rates in patients treated with ORIF or EF for unstable distal radius fractures and to develop GRADE (Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation)-based recommendations for using the procedures to treat unstable distal radius fractures...
October 11, 2017: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29031012/the-role-of-diabetes-mellitus-and-bmi-in-the-surgical-treatment-of-ankle-fractures
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Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Domenico Lupariello, Teresa Venditto, Matteo Guzzini, Antonio Ponzo, Angelo De Carli, Andrea Ferretti
BACKGROUND: Open reduction and internal fixation is the standard treatment for displaced ankle fractures. However, the presence of comorbidities such as diabetes mellitus and BMI is associated with poor bone quality, and these factors may predict the development of postoperative complications. The study aim was to assess the role of diabetes mellitus and BMI in wound healing in patients younger than 65 years who were surgically treated for malleoli fractures. METHODS: Ninety patients, aged from 18 to 65 years old, with surgically treated ankle fracture, were retrospectively enrolled...
October 14, 2017: Diabetes/metabolism Research and Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030230/unilateral-c1-sagittal-split-fractures-an-unusual-entity-revisited
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Daniel R Felbaum, Jeffrey J Stewart, Zaev D Suskin, Waltus H Gill, Faheem A Sandhu
BACKGROUND: An isolated, unilateral fracture of the C1 lateral mass is a rare condition that has been only minimally described in the literature. Historically, these fractures have predominantly been managed conservatively with either external immobilization or traction. CASE DESCRIPTION: We review the literature and present two patients that presented after failing conservative management, but demonstrated excellent clinical outcomes following surgical treatment...
October 10, 2017: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029604/trauma-burden-in-tanzania-a-one-day-survey-of-all-district-and-regional-public-hospitals
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Hendry R Sawe, Juma A Mfinanga, Khalid R Mbaya, Phillip M Koka, Said S Kilindimo, Michael S Runyon, Victor G Mwafongo, Lee A Wallis, Teri A Reynolds
BACKGROUND: Trauma contributes significantly to the burden of disease and mortality throughout the world, but particularly in developing countries. In Tanzania, there is an enormous research gap on trauma; the limited data available reflects realities in cities and areas with moderately- to highly-resourced treatment centers. Our aim was to provide a description of the injury epidemiology across all of Tanzania. Our data will serve as a basis for future larger studies. METHODS: This is a subgroup analysis of a cross-sectional, prospective study of the clinical epidemiology of patients presenting at all public district and regional hospitals in Tanzania...
October 13, 2017: BMC Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029574/early-postoperative-infection-following-open-reduction-internal-fixation-repair-of-closed-malleolar-fractures
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Meredith A Schade, Christopher S Hollenbeak
BACKGROUND: Early postoperative infection (EPI) following hardware placement in patients with malleolar fractures is a serious complication. Identifying factors that place patients at risk for early infection may help target interventions to prevent infections. METHODS: Data for the study included all adult patients who underwent operative management for closed malleolar fracture from 2006 to 2013 in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Characteristics of patients with and without EPI were compared using univariate tests...
October 1, 2017: Foot & Ankle Specialist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026917/-fractures-of-the-lower-extremities-in-childhood-part-2-lower-leg-and-ankle-fractures
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M Voth, L Kremer, I Marzi
The treatment of pediatric patients in trauma surgery is a special situation in every aspect. For deciding on the correct treatment of fractures of the lower leg and ankle joint, various parameters, such as residual growth rate, skeletal age and height of the patient are decisive. The differences between fractures in children and adolescents are the open epiphyseal plate and the resulting residual growth. The bones of young children have a higher healing tendency and a greater potential for correction than in adolescents...
October 12, 2017: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025612/clavicle-aseptic-nonunion-is-there-a-place-for-cortical-allogenic-strut-graft
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Giuseppe Rollo, Giovanni Vicenti, Roberto Rotini, Antonella Abate, Antonio Colella, Antonio D'Arienzo, Massimiliano Carrozzo, Biagio Moretti
We investigated functional and radiological outcome in 57 cases of midshaft clavicle nonunion treated with open reduction and internal fixation with plate and screws over a 13 year-period. Intercalary bone graft was used in 42 patients; opposite autologous strut graft was used in 31 cases to provide mechanical support to the host bone. Patients were analysed using chart and radiological review and assessed with DASH questionnaire obtained at the latest follow-up. 37 patients were male while 20 were females, with a mean age of 35 years (63-17)...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025607/peek-radiolucent-plate-for-distal-radius-fractures-multicentre-clinical-results-at-12-months-follow-up
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Bruno Di Maggio, Pasquale Sessa, Patrizia Mantelli, Pietro Maniscalco, Fabrizio Rivera, Giorgio Maria Calori, Luigi Bisogno, Gabriele Scaravilli, Marco Caforio
INTRODUCTION: Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with plate and screws represents the recommended treatment for unstable intra-articular distal radius fractures. Although significant progresses in surgical technique have been made, anatomical reconstruction of radio-carpal articular surface still represent a difficult task, especially in multifragmentary fractures. Available PEEK reinforced-carbon fiber composite radiolucent devices allow both an easier and more careful assessment of intra-operative reduction of the articular surface of distal radius and prompt correction of any residual step deformity...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025605/comparison-between-carbon-peek-volar-locking-plates-and-titanium-volar-locking-plates-in-the-treatment-of-distal-radius-fractures
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Dario Perugia, Matteo Guzzini, Daniele Mazza, Carlo Iorio, Carolina Civitenga, Andrea Ferretti
INTRODUCTION: Unstable intra articular fractures of distal radius are frequently being managed with open reduction and internal fixation. Volar locking plate based on polyetheretherketon (PEEK) polymer has developed lately as an alternative to conventional metallic devices. The advantage of this kind of plates include the lack of metal allergies, radiolucency, low artefacts on MRI or imaging scans and the high resistance associated to loading forces. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological results using a new Carbon-PEEK volar locking plate compared with titanium volar locking plates for the treatment of distal radius fractures...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025604/double-plating-for-bicolumnar-distal-humerus-fractures-in-the-elderly
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Andrea Pantalone, Daniele Vanni, Matteo Guelfi, Alberto Belluati, Vincenzo Salini
Distal humerus fractures are uncommon injuries requiring specific clinical and radiographic analysis in order to plan the optimal therapeutic strategy. In particular, bicolumnar distal humerus fractures (Type A2, A3 and C) are complex fractures. In the last years, double plating fixation became the standard treatment: this procedure helped surgeons to obtain a stable and anatomical fixation and an early mobilization, which is the main outcome for obtaining valuable functional results. In this retrospective study, we evaluated the use of open bicolumnar 90-90 plating for fixation of acute fragility fractures of the distal humerus in elderly patients, using the olecranon osteotomy as surgical approach...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021878/displaced-supracondylar-humerus-fractures-in-children-are-they-all-identical
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S K Gera, McH Tan, Y G Lim, Kbl Lim
Introduction: This study aims to ascertain if there are any differences in supracondylar fractures between children under seven years of age and those above 7 years of age. Materials and Methods: All cases of displaced humerus supracondylar fractures that required surgical stabilization were identified and retrospectively reviewed. Demographic data, mode of injury, associated neurovascular injuries and details of surgery performed were obtained from clinical records. The Gartland classification and the extent of comminution of fractures were also documented from review of radiographs...
July 2017: Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021874/functional-outcome-of-isolated-hoffa-fractures-treated-with-cannulated-cancellous-screw
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R Singh, R B Singh, M Mahendra
Introduction: Isolated Hoffa fracture is an infrequent injury and little research has been done on this subject. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome and complications of surgically managed Hoffa fractures with cannulated cancellous screw. Materials and Methods: Between 2011 and 2014, eight isolated Hoffa fractures in seven adult patients with mean age 39.8±11.9 years (range 25-60 years) were managed with cannulated cancellous screw of 6.5mm diameter applied in anterior to posterior direction using swashbuckler and medial parapatellar approach for lateral and medial Hoffa fractures respectively...
July 2017: Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020814/the-effect-of-socioeconomic-factors-on-outcomes-of-distal-radius-fractures-a-systematic-review
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Jessica L Truong, Chris Doherty, Nina Suh
BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic factors are known to affect outcomes for both medical and surgical conditions. The purpose of this systematic review was to assess the current evidence regarding the effect of socioeconomic factors such as income, geographic location, educational level, and occupation on clinical outcomes after distal radius fractures. METHODS: A systematic search strategy was performed to identify studies commenting on the effect of socioeconomic factors on clinical outcomes following open or closed distal radius fracture repair...
October 1, 2017: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019890/external-fixation-combined-with-delayed-internal-fixation-in-treatment-of-tibial-plateau-fractures-with-dislocation
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Xingguang Tao, Nong Chen, Fugen Pan, Biao Cheng
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of external fixation, delayed open reduction, and internal fixation in treating tibial plateau fracture with dislocation.Clinical data of 34 patients diagnosed with tibial plateau fracture complicated with dislocation between January 2009 and May 2015 were retrospectively analyzed. Fifteen patients in group A underwent early calcaneus traction combined with open reduction and internal fixation and 19 in group B received early external fixation combined with delayed open reduction and internal fixation...
October 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018143/knee-upside-down
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Steven G J van der Aart, Remko J A Sonnega, Dirk-Jan Hofstee
We present a case of a 19-year-old woman with a forced hyperextension trauma of the knee causing a posteromedial fracture, a medial meniscus root tear and rupture of the posterior cruciate ligament. The posteromedial fracture of the tibial plateau was treated operatively with open reduction and internal fixation. Anatomical reconstruction was achieved. Postoperative treatment included unlimited flexion and minimal weight bearing. After 3 months, the patient had minimal pain after weight bearing and returned to preoperative range of motion...
October 9, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018017/radial-nerve-palsy-due-to-supracondylar-open-fracture-in-a-child
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Naoki Yoshida, Yoshihiko Tsuchida
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 10, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991589/arthroscopic-management-of-bennett-fracture
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Jason Solomon, Randall W Culp
Bennett fracture is the most common fracture of the thumb. Choosing the appropriate approach to fracture fixation requires a thorough knowledge of the anatomy surrounding the first carpometacarpal joint, which is necessary to prevent injury to local sensory nerves and tendons. Although no study has shown superior outcomes compared with open reduction internal fixation and fluoroscopically guided closed reduction and percutaneous pinning, arthroscopic-assisted fixation allows for debridement of the carpometacarpal joint, direct visualization of the articular surface during reduction, and has minimal morbidity and associated complications...
November 2017: Hand Clinics
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