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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29437064/the-challenge-of-monteggia-like-lesions-of-the-elbow-mid-term-results-of-46-cases
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P Jungbluth, S Tanner, J Schneppendahl, J-P Grassmann, M Wild, M Hakimi, J Windolf, R Laun
AIMS: The aim of this retrospective multicentre study was to evaluate mid-term results of the operative treatment of Monteggia-like lesions and to determine the prognostic factors that influence the clinical and radiological outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 46 patients (27 women and 19 men), with a mean age of 57.7 years (18 to 84) who had sustained a Monteggia-like lesion were followed up clinically and radiologically after surgical treatment. The Mayo Modified Wrist Score (MMWS), Mayo Elbow Performance Score (MEPS), Broberg and Morrey Score, and Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score were used for evaluation at a mean of 65 months (27 to 111) postoperatively...
February 2018: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29431298/radiographic-measurements-following-surgery-for-distal-radius-fractures-in-an-israeli-population
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Alan Katz, Amanda Almakias, Ronit Wollstein
BACKGROUND: Fractures of the distal radius are the most common fractures in the upper extremity, and their incidence is increasing with the aging of the population. Despite anatomical reduction of the bones, many patients complain of residual pain. A reason for this may be ligament injury not addressed during surgery or conservative treatment. Radiographic measurements may allow assessment of ligament integrity but they may be population specific and differ among races. OBJECTIVES: To assess radiographic wrist measurements in an Israeli population and to compare them to existing values...
February 2018: Israel Medical Association Journal: IMAJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29429777/effects-of-surgical-and-nonoperative-treatment-on-wrist-function-of-patients-with-distal-radius-fracture
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Peng Zhang, Bo Jia, Xiao-Kun Chen, Yu Wang, Wei Huang, Tian-Bing Wang
PURPOSE: To study the effects of surgical and nonoperative treatment on wrist function in patients with distal radius fracture. METHODS: In total, 97 patients treated for distal radius fracture in the Department of Orthopedic Trauma at the People's Hospital of Peking University from Jan. 2010 to Jun. 2016 were selected for outpatient follow-up, including manipulative reduction and dorsal splint fixation in 24 cases, bivalve cast fixation in 19 cases and open reduction and internal fixation in 54 cases...
February 8, 2018: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29428553/radiocarpal-dislocations-and-fracture-dislocations-injury-types-and-long-term-outcomes
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C Spiry, G Bacle, E Marteau, B Charruau, J Laulan
INTRODUCTION: . Radiocarpal dislocation (RCD) and fracture-dislocations (RCFD) are severe but rare injuries for which the treatment and outcomes are not well defined. The aim of this retrospective study was to describe the prevalence of the various injury types and their long-term outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1992 and 2014, 41 patients with RCFD were seen at our institution. According to the Dumontier classification, there were 4 cases of type 1 and 37 cases of type 2...
February 8, 2018: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29426603/proximal-pole-scaphoid-nonunion-reconstruction-with%C3%A2-1-2-intercompartmental-supraretinacular-artery-vascularized-graft-and-compression-screw-fixation
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Mark S Morris, Andy F Zhu, Kagan Ozer, Jeffrey N Lawton
PURPOSE: To review the incidence of union of patients with proximal pole scaphoid fracture nonunions treated using a 1,2 intercompartmental supraretinacular artery (1,2 ICSRA) vascularized graft and a small compression screw. METHODS: This is a retrospective case series of 12 patients. Calculations of the size of the proximal pole fragment relative to the total scaphoid were performed using posteroanterior view scaphoid radiographs with the wrist in ulnar deviation and flat on the cassette...
February 6, 2018: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424160/-bone-setting-manipulative-reduction-for-the-treatment-of-children-s-distal-radioulnar-fracture-and-dorsal-dislocation
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Jun-Feng Zhao, Tian-Jian Zhang, Quan-Yang Gao, Chao-Feng Zhao, Lu-Li Han, Gang Chen
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effect of different manipulative reduction for children's distal radioulnar fracture and dorsal dislocation. METHODS: From June 2013 to June 2014, 80 children with distal radioulnar fracture and dorsal dislocation were treated by bone setting manipulative reduction including 51 males and 29 females with an average age of 6.5 years old ranging from 3 to 14 years old. Time from injury to treatment was 1 h to 6 d, 31 cases were on the right, 49 cases were on the left...
July 25, 2017: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424155/-clinical-observation-on-the-effect-of-joint-mobilization-in-treating-elderly-patients-after-distal-radius-fractures-operation
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Xue-Feng Jia, Hong-Xin Cai, Ge-Sheng Lin, Ji-Shi Fang, Yong Wang, Zhi-Yong Wu, Xu-Hui Tu
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of joint mobilization on postoperative wrist joint function, pain and grip strength for elderly patients with distal radius fracture. METHODS: From January 2015 to June 2016, a total of 67 elderly patients with distal radius fracture were randomly divided into routine exercise group and joint mobilization group. Among them, 37 patients in the routine exercise group underwent conventional distal radius fracture postoperative joint function exercise regimen, including 16 males and 21 females with a mean age of (67...
July 25, 2017: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29419627/complex-regional-pain-syndrome-after-distal-radius-fracture-is-uncommon-and-is-often-associated-with-fibromyalgia
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Tom J Crijns, Bonheur A T D van der Gronde, David Ring, Nina Leung
BACKGROUND: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is frequently diagnosed in patients recovering from surgery or injury. The symptoms and signs included in consensus diagnostic criteria for CRPS are expected after injury. Categorizing symptoms and signs that occur on a continuum as disproportionate or not is subjective and prone to bias. Psychiatrists and psychologists do not diagnose CRPS and instead measure and treat anxiety and catastrophic thinking on its continuum. Given the expected variation in subjective diagnoses such as CRPS, this study addresses factors associated with use of this diagnosis and how it influences care...
February 5, 2018: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409429/a-prospective-study-of-acute-undisplaced-and-minimally-displaced-scaphoid-fractures-managed-by-aggressive-conservative-approach
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Anil K Bhat, Ashwath M Acharya, S Manoh, Vinay Kamble
BACKGROUND: To identify acute un-displaced and minimally displaced scaphoid fractures which are unlikely to unite with non-operative treatment at six weeks with CT scan and stabilize them with percutaneous screw fixation with the aim of preventing non-union. METHODS: A scaphoid series radiographs of wrist were obtained for patients with undisplaced or minimally displaced fractures and were immobilized in a thumb spica cast for six weeks. At six weeks, CT scan was done for patients showing doubtful signs of clinical and radiographic union...
March 2018: Journal of Hand Surgery Asian-Pacific Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409409/use-of-computed-tomography-in-determining-the-occurrence-of-dorsal-and-intra-articular-screw-penetration-in-volar-locking-plate-osteosynthesis-of-distal-radius-fracture
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Teik Wei Diong, Nor Hazla Mohamed Haflah, Abdul Yazid Mohd Kassim, Sharifah Majedah Idrus Al Habshi, Mohd Hassan Shukur
BACKGROUND: The use of volar locking plate in distal radius fracture can lead to extensor tendon rupture due to dorsal screw penetration. The aim of our study was to investigate the occurrence of dorsal and intra-articular screw penetration using CT scan after volar distal radius osteosynthesis for distal radius fractures. METHODS: Thirty patients who underwent distal volar locking plate for distal radius fracture were included in a retrospective study. In all 30 patients no dorsal and intra-articular screw penetration were detected on standard AP and lateral views of a plain radiograph...
March 2018: Journal of Hand Surgery Asian-Pacific Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29400071/the-impact-of-wrist-fracture-surgical-repair-and-immobilization-on-patients-a-qualitative-study
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Narelle J Watson, Sally A Martin, Jennifer L Keating
OBJECTIVE: To investigate patients' experience following wrist fracture, surgical repair and immobilization. DESIGN: A qualitative investigation involving individual participant interviews. SETTING: A metropolitan trauma service. SUBJECTS: In all, 31 participants were consecutively recruited from three groups within a randomized controlled trial comparing immobilization for one ( n = 11), three ( n = 10) or six weeks ( n = 10) following surgical treatment for wrist fracture...
February 1, 2018: Clinical Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29395430/locking-plate-versus-external-fixation-for-type-c-distal-radius-fractures-a%C3%A2-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Dong Wang, Lei Shan, Jun-Lin Zhou
PURPOSE: Distal radial fracture is one of the most common fractures. Up to now, locking plates (LP) and external fixation (EF) are two conventional surgical approaches to type C radius fracture. Which method is superior has not yet reached a consensus. We try to assess the clinical effectiveness of the two interventions by this meta-analysis. METHODS: We used network to search the PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Medical Library of randomized controlled clinical trials about the type C distal radius fractures performed according to the search strategy mentioned in Cochrane Handbook 5...
December 8, 2017: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394904/operative-treatment-of-intra-articular-distal-radius-fractures-with-versus-without-arthroscopy-study-protocol-for-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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Marjolein A M Mulders, Caroline A Selles, Joost W Colaris, Rolf W Peters, Mark van Heijl, Berry I Cleffken, Niels W L Schep
BACKGROUND: In the past several years, an increase in open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for intra-articular distal radius fractures has been observed. This technique leads to a quicker recovery of function compared to non-operative treatment. However, some patients continue to have a painful and stiff wrist postoperatively. Arthroscopically assisted removal of intra-articular fracture haematoma and debris may improve the functional outcomes following operative treatment of intra-articular distal radius fractures...
February 2, 2018: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383282/a-posttraumatic-distal-radius-allograft-10-years-follow-up
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Giulio Lauri, Marco Biondi, Giuliana Roselli, Prospero Bigazzi
Background  Wrist osteoarthritis is a common disease often resulting from malunited fractures of the distal radius. The primary treatment purpose is to provide pain relief, while maintaining strength and mobility whenever possible. In a patient presenting a posttraumatic degeneration of the wrist, deciding which surgical technique, which joints to sacrifice and which to preserve is crucial to optimizing the outcome. Case Description  We describe a 10-year follow-up of an osteoarticular allograft of the distal radius proposed to treat an isolated distal radius posttraumatic degeneration...
February 2018: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383277/perilunate-dislocations-and-perilunate-fracture-dislocations-in-the-u-s-military
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John C Dunn, Logan R Koehler, Nicholas A Kusnezov, Elizabeth Polfer, Justin D Orr, Miguel A Pirela-Cruz, Justin S Mitchell
Background  Perilunate dislocations and perilunate fracture dislocations (PLDs/PLFDs) are rare and often associated with poor outcomes. Heretofore, these outcomes have not been evaluated in a high-demand military population. Questions/Purpose  The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes in a young, active population after sustaining PLD/PLFD injuries. Patients and Methods  We retrospectively reviewed the U.S. military service members who underwent surgical treatment for a PLD/PLFD (Current Procedural Terminology codes 25695 and 25685) between June 1, 2010, and June 1, 2014 through the Military Health System Management Analysis and Reporting Tool (M2) database, capturing patients with a minimum 2-year follow-up...
February 2018: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383272/angular-stable-miniplate-fixation-of-chronic-unstable-scaphoid-nonunion
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Philip M J Schormans, Peter R G Brink, Martijn Poeze, Pascal F W Hannemann
Background  Around 5 to 15% of all scaphoid fractures result in nonunion. Treatment of long-lasting scaphoid nonunion remains a challenge for the treating surgeon. Healing of scaphoid nonunion is essential for prevention of scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse and the subsequent predictable pattern of radiocarpal osteoarthritis. Purpose  The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of fixation of the scaphoid nonunion with a volar angular stable miniplate and cancellous bone grafting. We hypothesized that this technique could be successful, even in patients with previous surgery for nonunion and in patients with a long duration of nonunion...
February 2018: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383270/combined-fractures-of-the-scaphoid-and-distal-radius-evaluation-of-early-surgical-fixation-21-patients-with-22-wrists
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Yusuf Gürbüz, Tahir Sadık Sügün, Murat Kayalar
Introduction  The purpose of this retrospective study, is to evaluate the clinical and functional results of early surgical fixation of the ipsilateral distal radius and scaphoid fractures in 22 of 21 patients. Patients and Methods  Overall, 22 combined ipsilateral scaphoid, and distal radius fracture treatments between 2002 and 2015 were evaluated. The mean age was 34.9 (range: 19-82) years. One patient had bilateral injuries. In 17 patients the injury was due to a fall from a height, and in 4 patients due to a motorcycle accident...
February 2018: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29382028/intraoperative-conversion-of-artificial-cervical-disc-replacement-to-anterior-cervical-discectomy-and-fusion-for-iatrogenic-fracture-a-rare-case-report
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Bei-Yu Wang, Ting-Kui Wu, Hao Liu, Yu-Xiao Deng, Chen Ding
RATIONALE: Artificial cervical disc replacement (ACDR) has been reported to be an effective and safe surgical treatment for cervical spondylosis. However, iatrogenic fracture during ACDR surgery has rarely been reported. Considering its infrequency, we report a rare clinical case, with the aim of sharing our experience and exploring when to convert ACDR to fusion intraoperatively. PATIENTS CONCERNS: A 47-year-old woman felt neck pain with weakness and numbness in both upper limbs for 5 months...
November 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29381680/use-of-volar-locking-plate-versus-intramedullary-nailing-for-fixation-of-distal-radius-fractures-a-retrospective-analysis-of-clinical-and-radiographic-outcomes
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Murat Çalbıyık, Deniz Ipek
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate clinical and radiographic outcomes of volar plate versus intramedullary nailing for fixation of distal radius fractures. MATERIAL AND METHODS This retrospective study included 64 patients with extra-articular and simple intra-articular fractures of the distal radius who underwent intramedullary fixation using volar locking plate (n=35, mean age 47.3±16.4 years, 82.9% female) or intramedullary nailing (n=29, mean age 51.3±10.1 years, 58.6% female). Outcome measures were range of motion (ROM); visual analog scale (VAS); Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) score; Gartland-Werley score; Stewart score; and radiographic findings...
January 30, 2018: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29375263/wrist-arthroscopy-basic-tips-for-dry-arthroscopic-exploration
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Henrique DE Barros Pinto, Suzilaine Ramos DE Oliveira, Flavia Curvo Pereira, Nilton Mazzer
Objective: This article provides details and tips on the dry arthroscopic technique, based on our experience and its clinical applications. Method: The technique was applied to 65 patients (33 men and 32 women) aged between 20 and 62 years (average of 35.4 years) for treating: synovial cyst resection, scapholunate ligament injury repair, ulnocarpal impact correction, triangular fibrocartilage injury repair, and assisted reduction of distal radius fractures. Results: A minimally invasive intra-articular evaluation has been observed as a benefit, with low infection rate, small scars, and high rates of early recovery, without affecting intra-articular fluid use, reducing the risk of compartment syndrome and infiltrated soft tissues, in the case of need for associated open surgery...
November 2017: Acta Ortopedica Brasileira
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