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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29338893/the-desired-role-of-health-care-providers-in-guiding-older-patients-with-distal-radius-fractures-a-qualitative-analysis
#1
Helen E Huetteman, Melissa J Shauver, Jacob S Nasser, Kevin C Chung
PURPOSE: Understanding patient preferences for shared decision making is valuable for surgeons to advance patient-centered care, particularly in cases where there is not a clearly superior treatment option, like distal radius fracture. The existing evidence presents conflicting views on the desired role of the provider among older patients when making medical decisions. We aimed to investigate the perceived versus desired role of the provider in older adult patients with distal radius fracture...
January 12, 2018: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29327548/-research-of-tcm-synthetic-rehabilitation-on-the-recovery-of-wrist-joint-after-distal-radius-fractures
#2
Yong Zhao, Qing-Qing Dong, Wei-Kai Qin, An Yan, Kuan Zhang, Guo-Dong Zhao, Gang Wang, Jin-Chao Geng, Zhan-Feng Wang, Ze-Ming Lu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate efficacy and advantages of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) synthetic rehabilitation therapy in the treatment of wrist dysfunction after distal radius fractures. METHODS: From May 2014 to October 2015, 72 patients with distal radius fracture meeting standards were treated using central randomization system for clinical research. All the patients were divided into two groups: 36 patients in test group and 36 in control group. Sixty-nine cases were finished treatment and followed up in the end...
January 25, 2017: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29322319/intraoperative-three-dimensional-imaging-in-the-treatment-of-distal-radius-fractures
#3
Marc Schnetzke, Julia Fuchs, Sven Y Vetter, Benedict Swartman, Holger Keil, Paul-Alfred Grützner, Jochen Franke
INTRODUCTION: In operative treatment of distal radius fractures satisfying outcome mainly relies on anatomical fracture reduction and correct implant placement. Examination with two-dimensional fluoroscopy may not provide reliable information about this. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of additional intraoperative three-dimensional imaging in the operative treatment of comminuted distal radius fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From August 2001 to June 2015, patients with a distal radius fracture who were treated operatively and received intraoperative three-dimensional scan were included...
January 10, 2018: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29315197/prediction-of-distal-radius-fracture-redisplacement-a-validation-study
#4
Monique M J Walenkamp, Marjolein A M Mulders, Jony van Hilst, J Carel Goslings, Niels W L Schep
OBJECTIVE: To externally validate the Edinburgh Wrist Calculator (EWC) in a population of patients with distal radius fractures at risk for loss of threshold alignment. DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study. SETTING: One academic hospital. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS: All consecutive adult patients with a displaced distal radius fracture with initial dorsal angulation >10°and/or an ulnar variance of >3 mm who were treated with closed reduction and cast immobilization between 2009 and 2014...
January 8, 2018: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29299492/economic-analysis-of-bisphosphonate-use-after-distal-radius-fracture-for-prevention-of-hip-fracture
#5
Suneel B Bhat, Asif M Ilyas
Background: Osteoporosis is a common condition among the elderly population, and is associated with an increased risk of fracture. One of the most common fragility fractures involve the distal radius, and are associated with risk of subsequent fragility fracture. Early treatment with bisphosphonates has been suggested to decrease the population hip fracture burden. However, there have been no prior economic evaluations of the routine treatment of distal radius fracture patients with bisphosphonates, or the implications on hip fracture rate reduction...
November 2017: Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29259963/comparison-of-bone-mineral-density-and-appendicular-lean-body-mass-between-osteoporotic-distal-radius-fracture-and-degenerative-rotator-cuff-tear-in-women-patients
#6
Jun-Ku Lee, Byung-Ho Yoon, Kyunghun Jung, Gotak Kim, Soo-Hong Han
Background: Authors assessed lean body mass (fat free tissue), upper and lower, and bone mineral density (BMD) in patients of osteoporotic bone distal radius fracture (DRF) and degenerative rotator cuff tear (RCT) patients of shoulder. We predict inferior muscle mass and osteoporosis are more frequent in DRF group than RCT group. Methods: Between January 2016 and June 2017, overall 38 of DRF and 30 of RCT were eligible for this retrospective comparison study after excluding of patients with compounding factors...
November 2017: Journal of Bone Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29241818/treatment-of-intra-articular-fracture-of-distal-radius-fractures%C3%A2-with-fluoroscopic-only-or-combined-with-arthroscopic-control%C3%A2-a-prospective-tomodensitometric-comparative-study-of-40-patients
#7
M Burnier, M Le Chatelier Riquier, G Herzberg
BACKGROUND: Considering articular distal radius fractures treated with volar plate, we hypothesized that articular radio-carpal displacement was better reduced with arthroscopic control than with only fluoroscopic control. METHODS: Forty patients with similar articular radius fracture (type C according to AO classification) and high functional needs were treated with volar plate fixation. They were divided in two comparative groups: 20 patients in Fluoroscopic group and 20 patients in Arthroscopic group...
December 11, 2017: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238111/distal-radius-nonunion-after-volar-locking-plate-fixation-of-a-distal-radius-fracture-a-case-report
#8
Takaaki Shinohara, Hitoshi Hirata
We describe a 59-year-old man who had nonunion of a right distal radius fracture after volar locking plate fixation. He underwent open reduction and internal fixation with a volar locking plate system for a dorsally displaced, unstable distal radius fracture at a previous hospital 5 months ago. Radiographs of the injured wrist showed nonunion of the distal radius with 1.5-mm ulnar minus variance. Radiographs of the unaffected wrist showed 3.5-mm ulnar plus variance. Intraoperative findings of surgical revision showed an unstable nonunion; thus, debridement of the nonunion, autogenous inlay bone grafting, and internal fixation using another type of volar locking plate system were performed...
November 2017: Nagoya Journal of Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29231799/the-minimally-invasive-approach-for-distal-radius-fractures-and-malunions
#9
Philippe A Liverneaux
This article reviews the author's currently used minimal invasive approach for volar plating of distal radius fractures. A single longitudinal incision of 1.5 cm is drawn on the lateral aspect of the flexor carpi radialis tendon in order to insert a plate under the pronator quadratus. With the wrist flexed, the plate is applied on the anterior cortex of the radius to reduce the fracture. This approach offers the advantage of preserving ligamentotaxis, which facilitates the reduction, and the small scar improves the cosmetics...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29229540/in-vivo-confirmation-of-the-reliability-of-the-dorsal-tangential-view-of-the-wrist
#10
G Kiyak
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the reliability of the dorsal tangential view (DTV) of the wrist using direct visualization of the extensor compartments in vivo. Twelve patients with extensor tendon complications [nine patients with extensor synovitis, two patients with isolated extensor pollicis longus (EPL) rupture, one patient with EPL and extensor indicis proprius rupture] after volar plating of a distal radius fracture were enrolled in the study. We obtained DTVs in the operating room before implant removal and explored the extensor compartments during synovectomy or tendon reconstruction to confirm suspected screw penetration...
December 8, 2017: Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228851/volar-locking-plate-fixation-versus-external-fixation-of-distal-radius-fractures-a-meta-analysis
#11
Conor J C Gouk, Randip R Bindra, Drew J Tarrant, Michael J E Thomas
This meta-analysis evaluates reported outcomes of volar locking plates versus external fixation for management of distal radius fractures. A comprehensive literature search was carried out using PubMed, embase, MEDLINE, and the Cochrane Library. Multiple outcomes were analysed: study characteristics, objective/subjective outcome measures, radiographic parameters, and complication rates. Nine studies containing 780 participants met the outlined inclusion criteria. Disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand scores significantly favoured volar locking plates, but only at 3 months was the difference clinically meaningful...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226202/interobserver-variability-of-radiographic-assessment-using-a-mobile-messaging-application-as-a-teleconsultation-tool
#12
Sezai Özkan, Jos J Mellema, David Ring, Neal C Chen
Background: To examine whether interobserver reliability, decision-making, and confidence in decision-making in the treatment of distal radius fractures changes if radiographs are viewed on a messenger application on a mobile phone compared to a standard DICOM viewer. Methods: Radiographs of distal radius fractures were presented to surgeons on either a smart phone using a mobile messenger application or a laptop using a DICOM viewer application. Twenty observers participated: 10 (50%) were randomly assigned to the DICOM viewer group and 10 (50%) to the mobile messenger group...
September 2017: Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29214090/bone-resection-for-isolated-ulnar-head-fracture
#13
Hiromasa Akino, Shunpei Hama, Masataka Yasuda, Kenta Minato, Masahiro Miyashita
Distal ulnar fractures often occur with distal radius fractures (DRFs), and ulnar styloid fractures commonly occur in the setting of DRF. However, isolated ulnar head fractures are rare. We report a case of isolated ulnar head fracture in which we performed bone resection because the ulnar head bone fragment fractured when internal screw fixation was attempted. His outcome at 18 months postoperatively was considered excellent. However, we do not advocate bone resection other than failure of fixation and the difficult case to perform internal fixation...
2017: Case Reports in Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29212691/longitudinal-recovery-following-distal-radial-fractures-managed-with-volar-plate-fixation
#14
REVIEW
S B Stinton, P L Graham, N A Moloney, L R Maclachlan, D W Edgar, E Pappas
AIMS: To synthesise the literature and perform a meta-analysis detailing the longitudinal recovery in the first two years following a distal radius fracture (DRF) managed with volar plate fixation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Three databases were searched to identify relevant articles. Following eligibility screening and quality assessment, data were extracted and outcomes were assimilated at the post-operative time points of interest. A state-of-the-art longitudinal mixed-effects meta-analysis model was employed to analyse the data...
December 2017: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29189342/the-diagnostic-accuracy-of-ultrasound-in-detecting-distal-radius-fractures-in-a-pediatric-population
#15
Chae Ko, Matthew Baird, Matthew Close, Kyle J Cassas
OBJECTIVE: Sports ultrasound (US) is becoming popular in diagnosing musculoskeletal injuries. This study, also called the Pediatric Distal Radius Ultrasound Study (PeDRUS), compared the diagnostic accuracy of sports US with plain radiographs in possible distal radius buckle fractures in pediatric population. METHODS: In this prospective observational study, patients (2-15 years) presenting to an outpatient orthopedic injury clinic with distal forearm injuries without deformity were recruited...
November 15, 2017: Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine: Official Journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29182107/displaced-distal-end-radius-fractures-in-children-treated-with-kirschner-wires-a-systematic-review
#16
S Khandekar, E Tolessa, S Jones
The indications for Kirschner wiring, the technique of wiring, type of cast immobilization, period of immobilization and complications of K wires are unclear. We conducted a systematic review of the literature on Kirschner wiring of distal radius fractures in children. A total of 4263 articles were identified. The full text of the remaining 78 articles was reviewed. 64 articles were finally excluded because of incomplete data leaving 14 for analysis. Complete fracture displacement and translation more than 50% are the commonest indications for Kirschner wiring of these fractures with 2 retrograde wires in non-Kapandji fashion being the commonest technique...
December 2016: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29178313/association-of-insulin-like-growth-factor-1-bone-mass-and-inflammation-to-low-energy-distal-radius-fractures-and-fracture-healing-in-elderly-women-attending-emergency-care
#17
Simona I Chisalita, Lee Ti Chong, Maciej Wajda, Lars Adolfsson, Mischa Woisetschläger, Anna Spångeus
OBJECTIVE: Elderly patients suffer fractures through low-energy mechanisms. The distal radius is the most frequent fracture localization. Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF1) plays an important role in the maintenance of bone mass and its levels decline with advancing age and in states of malnutrition. Our aim was to investigate the association of IGF1 levels, bone mass, nutritional status, and inflammation to low-energy distal radius fractures and also study if fracture healing is influenced by IGF1, nutritional status, and inflammation...
November 2017: Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169595/open-distal-radius-fractures-timing-and-strategies-for-surgical-management
#18
REVIEW
Matthew L Iorio, Carl M Harper, Tamara D Rozental
Open distal radius fractures are rare injuries with few studies to guide treatment. Degree of soft tissue injury and contamination may be a primary consideration to dictate timing and operative intervention. Antibiotics should be started as early as possible and include a first-generation cephalosporin. Surgical fixation remains a matter of surgeon preference: although studies support the use of definitive internal fixation, many surgeons address contaminated injuries with external fixation. Although postoperative outcomes are similar to closed injuries for low-grade open distal radius fractures, high-grade injuries with more complex fracture patterns carry a high risk of complications, poor outcomes, and repeat surgical procedures...
February 2018: Hand Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169594/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-and-distal-radius-fractures
#19
REVIEW
David Pope, Peter Tang
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) after distal radius fractures can present in 3 forms: acute, transient, and delayed. Acute CTS requires an emergent carpal tunnel release. Many patients with transient CTS after distal radius fracture do not require surgical release of the carpal tunnel once the fracture is repaired. Prophylactic carpal tunnel release in the absence of signs and symptoms of CTS after a distal radius fracture is not indicated. For patients with delayed CTS after a distal radius fracture, all possible causes of nerve compression should be considered and addressed in standard fashion...
February 2018: Hand Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169592/distal-radius-fractures-in-a-functional-quadruped-spanning-bridge-plate-fixation-of-the-wrist
#20
REVIEW
Brian A Tinsley, Asif M Ilyas
Patients who require assistive devices with their hands for mobilization are called functional quadrupeds. These patients pose a unique challenge after they have a distal radius fracture, as their injury not only limits the wrist but also compromises ambulation. The authors propose a different treatment strategy for functional quadrupeds to improve mobilization and weight-bearing with the injured limb after a distal radius fracture. In this article, the authors define the functional quadruped and describe their technique of spanning bridge plate fixation with a retrospective review of patient outcomes...
February 2018: Hand Clinics
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