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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28207477/does-pelvic-embolization-increase-infection-rates-in-patients-who-undergo-open-treatment-of-acetabular-fractures
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Reza Firoozabadi, Milton Little, Timothy Alton, John Scoloro, Julie Agel, Mathew Kogut
OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the impact of pelvic embolization on postoperative infection rate following acetabular fracture fixation. DESIGN: Retrospective study of three separate cohorts SETTING:: Level I Trauma CenterPatients/Participants: Identified patients who underwent angiography of the pelvis as well as required an ORIF of an acetabular fracture. This group was compared to a control group of patients with an acetabular fracture that did not undergo angiography and underwent ORIF...
February 15, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28196544/diagnostic-error-in-the-emergency-department-follow-up-of-patients-with-minor-trauma-in-the-outpatient-clinic
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Pieter-Jan Moonen, Luc Mercelina, Willem Boer, Tom Fret
BACKGROUND: The Emergency Department (ED) is prone to diagnostic error. Most frequent diagnostic errors involved "minor" trauma. Our goal was to determine how frequently a missed diagnosis was detected during follow up and to determine the frequency and causes of primary missed diagnosis and diagnostic error. METHODS: A retrospective single centre study review, during 6 months including all patients presenting to the outpatient clinic after ED admission with a minor trauma...
February 14, 2017: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28196525/drug-based-pain-management-for-people-with-dementia-after-hip-or-pelvic-fractures-a-systematic-review
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Kai Moschinski, Silke Kuske, Silke Andrich, Astrid Stephan, Irmela Gnass, Erika Sirsch, Andrea Icks
BACKGROUND: Studies indicate that people with dementia do not receive the same amount of analgesia after a hip or pelvic fracture compared to those without cognitive impairment. However, there is no systematic review that shows to what extent drug-based pain management is performed for people with dementia following a hip or pelvic fracture. The aim of this systematic review was to identify and analyse studies that investigate drug-based pain management for people with dementia with a hip or pelvic fracture in all settings...
February 14, 2017: BMC Geriatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28195604/early-postoperative-displacement-of-combined-pelvic-ring-injury-with-acetabular-fracture
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Arthur E Hess, Herman S Johal, Robert V O'Toole, Jason W Nascone
Combined pelvic ring and acetabular injuries present a management challenge. The literature on this topic is scarce, with few outcomes studies available. This retrospective study assessed whether the incidence of postoperative displacement and loss of reduction is higher with combined injuries compared with isolated pelvic ring injuries and isolated acetabular fractures. The charts and radiographs of 33 patients with combined pelvic ring and acetabular fractures treated operatively during a 7-year period at a single institution were reviewed...
February 13, 2017: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194326/screw-as-a-bladder-foreign-body
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Seyed Reza Hosseini, Hamed Rezaei, Mohamad Ghasem Mohseni, Hosein Ganjali, Negar Behtash, Mahsa Arzani
Foreign bodies in the bladder are among the strangest differential diagnoses in the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and may be missed in initial medical evaluations. We present a 63-year-old man who was visited in the emergency department because of obstructive and irritative lower urinary tract symptoms. Two months earlier, he had a pelvic fracture due to motor vehicle accident and underwent an open reduction and internal fixation of the pubic rami and right acetabulum by an anterior ilioinguinal approach...
February 2017: Urology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190583/fibrinogen-is-an-independent-predictor-of-mortality-in-major-trauma-patients-a-five-year-statewide-cohort-study
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Zoe K McQuilten, Erica M Wood, Michael Bailey, Peter A Cameron, David J Cooper
INTRODUCTION: Fibrinogen may be reduced following traumatic injury due to loss from haemorrhage, increased consumption and reduced synthesis. In the absence of clinical trials, guidelines for fibrinogen replacement are based on expert opinion and vary internationally. We aimed to determine prevalence and predictors of low fibrinogen on admission in major trauma patients and investigate association of fibrinogen levels with patient outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data on all major trauma patients (January 2007-July 2011) identified through a prospective statewide trauma registry in Victoria, Australia were linked with laboratory and transfusion data...
November 21, 2016: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28180986/what-are-the-differences-in-injury-patterns-of-young-and-elderly-traffic-accident-fatalities-considering-death-on-scene-and-death-in-hospital
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Daniela Heinrich, Christopher Holzmann, Anja Wagner, Anja Fischer, Roman Pfeifer, Matthias Graw, Sylvia Schick
Older traffic participants have higher risks of injury than the population up to 65 years in case of comparable road traffic accidents and further, higher mortality rates at comparable injury severities. Rib fractures as risk factors are currently discussed. However, death on scene is associated with hardly survivable injuries and might not be a matter of neither rib fractures nor age. As 60% of traffic accident fatalities are estimated to die on scene, they are not captured in hospital-based trauma registries and injury patterns remain unknown...
February 8, 2017: International Journal of Legal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166706/vascular-occlusion-following-application-of-subcutaneous-anterior-pelvic-fixation-infix-technique
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Adam Smith, I A Malek, James Lewis, K Mohanty
We report a case of bilateral external iliac artery compression after application of subcutaneous anterior pelvic fixation (INFIX) technique in a 51-year-old male with an unstable pelvic fracture sustained following a motor vehicle accident. This has not been previously reported in the literature. The management of this complication is discussed in detail, along with key precautions and technical steps to consider while utilizing the 'INFIX' technique for pelvic fractures.
January 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28165875/multidetector-ct-of-surgically-proven-blunt-bowel-and-mesenteric-injury
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David D B Bates, Michael Wasserman, Anita Malek, Varun Gorantla, Stephan W Anderson, Jorge A Soto, Christina A LeBedis
Blunt traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Unintentional injury represents the leading cause of death in the United States for all persons between the ages of 1 and 44 years. In the setting of blunt abdominal trauma, the reported rate of occurrence of bowel and mesenteric injuries ranges from 1% to 5%. Despite the relatively low rate of blunt bowel and mesenteric injury in patients with abdominal and pelvic trauma, delays in diagnosis are associated with increased rates of sepsis, a prolonged course in the intensive care unit, and increased mortality...
February 10, 2017: Radiographics: a Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161353/experience-with-32-pelvic-fracture-urethral-defects-associated-with-urethrorectal-fistulas-transperineal-urethroplasty-with-gracilis-muscle-interposition
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Hailin Guo, Yinglong Sa, Qiang Fu, Chongrui Jin, Lin Wang
PURPOSE: Pelvic fracture urethral defects associated with urethrorectal fistulas are rare and difficult to repair. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of transperineal urethroplasty with gracilis muscle interposition for the repair of pelvic fracture urethral defects associated with urethrorectal fistulas. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-two patients who underwent transperineal urethroplasty with gracilis muscle interposition for the repair of pelvic fracture urethral defects associated with urethrorectal fistulas were identified...
February 1, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28159591/repair-of-urethrovaginal-fistula-secondary-to-pelvic-fracture-with-a-labia-minora-skin-flap-in-young-girls
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Dapeng Jiang, Zhoutong Chen, Lei He, Houwei Lin, Longhu Jin, Maosheng Xu, Guofeng Xu, Xiaoliang Fang, Hongquan Geng
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of transpubic access using a pedicle flap from the labia minora for urethral reconstruction in young girls with urethrovaginal fistula secondary to pelvic fracture. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between January 2011 and January 2016, four cases of traumatic urethrovaginal fistula in young girls were treated using a pedicle flap from the labia minora. RESULTS: The mean follow-up was 27 months. All patients voided well and achieved normal urinary control...
January 31, 2017: Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28156005/different-insulin-types-and-regimens-for-pregnant-women-with-pre-existing-diabetes
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Sinéad M O'Neill, Louise C Kenny, Ali S Khashan, Helen M West, Rebecca Md Smyth, Patricia M Kearney
BACKGROUND: Insulin requirements may change during pregnancy, and the optimal treatment for pre-existing diabetes is unclear. There are several insulin regimens (e.g. via syringe, pen) and types of insulin (e.g. fast-acting insulin, human insulin). OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of different insulin types and different insulin regimens in pregnant women with pre-existing type 1 or type 2 diabetes. SEARCH METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group's Trials Register (30 October 2016), ClinicalTrials...
February 3, 2017: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28142352/functional-outcome-of-patients-with-unstable-pelvic-ring-fracture
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Yasuo Kokubo, Hisashi Oki, Daisuke Sugita, Kenichi Takeno, Tsuyoshi Miyazaki, Kohei Negoro, Hideaki Nakajima
The purpose of this study was to evaluate factors that correlated with unsatisfactory short- and long-term outcome in patients who sustained unstable pelvic ring fracture. The study subjects of this study were those of type B and C pelvic ring fractures (82 patients; mean age 54 years). Age, gender, associated injuries, fracture type, Injury Severity Score rating and treatment methods were assessed, and Majeed score for functional outcome and radiographic studies at 1 year after injury (short-term) and at final follow-up (long-term), with mean follow-up of 98 months were analyzed...
January 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28127711/how-to-manage-tension-gastrothorax-a-case-report-of-tension-gastrothorax-with-multiple-trauma-due-to-traumatic-diaphragmatic-rupture
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Naofumi Bunya, Keigo Sawamoto, Shuji Uemura, Takashi Toyohara, Yukino Mori, Ryoko Kyan, Kei Miyata, Hideto Irifune, Keisuke Harada, Eichi Narimatsu
BACKGROUND: Tension gastrothorax is a kind of obstructive shock with prolapse and distention of the stomach into the thoracic cavity. Progressive gastric distension leads to mediastinal shift, reduced venous return, decreased cardiac output, and ultimately cardiac arrest. Therefore, it is crucial to decompress the stomach distension for the initial resuscitation of tension gastrothorax. CASE PRESENTATION: A 75-year-old female was transported to our resuscitation bay due to motor vehicle crash...
December 2017: International Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28124535/does-mri-help-in-the-pre-operative-evaluation-of-pelvic-fracture-urethral-distraction-defect-a-pilot-study
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Rajadoss Muthukrishna Pandian, Nirmal Thampi John, Anu Eapen, B Antonisamy, Antony Devasia, Nitin Kekre
OBJECTIVES: To study the usefulness of MRI in preoperative evaluation of PFUDD. Can MRI provide additional information on urethral distraction defect (UDD) and cause of erectile dysfunction (ED)? MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this prospective study, consecutive male patients presenting with PFUDD were included from Feb 2011 till Dec 2012. Those with traumatic spinal cord injury and pre-existing ED were excluded. Patients were assessed using IIEF questionnaire, retrograde urethrogram and micturating cystourethrogram (RGU+MCU) and MRI pelvis...
January 2017: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28122683/magnetic-resonance-imaging-for-verifying-hip-fracture-diagnosis-why-when-and-how
#16
Ana Pejic, Susanne Hansson, Cecilia Rogmark
INTRODUCTION: Hip fractures are commonly diagnosed by plain radiography. When a patient presents with negative radiographs and high clinical suspicion of fracture, guidelines recommend proceeding with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose the patient. The aim of this study was to assess the use of MRI in diagnosing hip fractures following trauma to the hip and describe clinical outcome after MRI-diagnosed hip fractures. The perspective was to develop new recommendations for MRI use...
January 17, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28116276/is-early-weight-bearing-allowed-in-surgically-treated-talar-neck-fractures
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P H S Kalmet, S Sanduleanu, Y Y V Horn, M Poeze, P R G Brink
INTRODUCTION: Non-or partial weight bearing is frequently the standard treatment after peri-articular lower extremity fractures. Displaced talar neck fractures are severe injuries compromising vascularity of the corpus and consequently are at risk for non-union and avascular necrosis, the main reason to restrict weight bearing for up to three months according to most literature. CASE PRESENTATION: We report a case of a 31-year old male with a high impact car accident...
July 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28116262/acetabular-prosthetic-protrusio-after-bipolar-hemi-arthroplasty-of-the-hip-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Jason Bt Lim, Chia Liang Ang, Hee Nee Pang
INTRODUCTION: Bipolar hemi-arthroplasty of the hip is a commonly performed procedure in elderly patients with intra-capsular fracture of the neck of the femur with good short-term results for pain relief, return to activity and morbidity. The incidence of intra-pelvic prosthesis migration or protrusion is rare and one of the inciting factors is chronic low-grade sepsis. Acetabular prosthesis protrusion poses a difficult and challenging surgical problem due to surrounding neurovascular structures...
July 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28104419/pelvic-hardware-eroding-into-the-bladder-a-rare-case-presentation-of-gross-hematuria-bladder-pain-and-refractory-luts
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Kristen E Gurtner, Jonathan A Israel, Michael R Pinsky, James F Mautner, June B Miguez, Daniel J Canter
We present a 60 year-old male who presented with gross hematuria, refractory lower urinary tract symptoms, and increasing bladder pain for 3 months. The patient had a prior history of a motorcycle accident and pelvic fracture requiring an extensive pelvic open reduction and internal fixation. During evaluation, the patient was found to have an orthopedic screw from his hardware eroding through the left lateral wall of his bladder and irritating his trigone. The patient underwent pelvic exploration with open cystotomy and hardware removal with the orthopedic service...
January 16, 2017: Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28099374/the-origins-and-current-applications-of-classic-eponymous-terms-for-pelvic-and-acetabular-fractures-a-historic-review
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Matthijs P Somford, Enrico de Visser, Frank F A IJpma
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January 17, 2017: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
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