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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28520582/intramedullary-nailing-for-pilon-nonunions
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Justin M Haller, Michael Githens, Robert Dunbar
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May 16, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28507965/posterior-hip-dislocation-with-ipsilateral-femoral-head-and-shaft-fracture-using-a-temporary-external-fixator-as-a-method-for-closed-reduction
#2
Abduljabbar Alhammoud, Masson Alnouri, Mahmood Ali Arbash, Abdul Moeen Baco
INTRODUCTION: Complex fractures are increasing because of various traumatic mechanisms. They drift from standard classifications, and their treatment is controversial. Of such cases are hip dislocations with associated fractures of the ipsilateral femur. CASE REPORT: This case report describes the condition of a 30-year-old man involved in a motor vehicle collision. Clinical examination, X-rays, and computed tomography scan revealed a posterior hip dislocation with an ipsilateral femoral head and mid-shaft fractures...
November 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28503572/learning-curve-and-clinical-outcomes-of-performing-surgery-with-the-intertan-intramedullary-nail-in-treating-femoral-intertrochanteric-fractures
#3
A-Bing Li, Wei-Jiang Zhang, Ji-Qi Wang, You-Ming Zhao, Wei-Jun Guo
Purpose. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the learning curve of performing surgery with the InterTan intramedullary nail in treating femoral intertrochanteric fractures, to provide valuable information and experience for surgeons who decide to learn a new procedure. Methods. We retrospectively analyzed data from 53 patients who underwent surgery using an InterTan intramedullary nail at our hospital between July 2012 and September 2015. The negative exponential curve-fit regression analysis was used to evaluate the learning curve...
2017: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28503290/use-of-the-suprapatellar-approach-in-intramedullary-nailing-of-a-multi-fragmentary-dislocated-tibia-fracture-with-a-hypermobile-intermediate-fragment-in-a-young-patient
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Patrick Haubruck, Ulf Brunnemer, Arash Moghaddam, Gerhard Schmidmaier
A case of an adolescent female patient who suffered from first grade open multi-fragment fracture of the tibia (AO42-C2) with a large hypermobile intermediate fragment is presented in this case report. Intramedullary nailing of the tibia remains the treatment of choice despite a high risk of malformation and anterior knee pain especially in multi-fragment fractures. Here the suprapatellar approach as a semiextended nailing technique seems favorable. The specialty in our case was an early change of procedures necessary due to persistent swelling during external fixation based on the hypermobile intermediate fragment...
November 17, 2016: Orthopedic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28499466/technical-considerations-to-avoid-delayed-and-non-union
#5
Tristan E McMillan, Alan J Johnstone
For many years intramedullary nails have been a well accepted and successful method of diaphyseal fracture fixation. However, delayed and non unions with this technique do still occur and are associated with significant patient morbidity. The reason for this can be multi-factorial. We discuss a number of technical considerations to maximise fracture reduction, fracture stability and fracture vascularity in order to achieve bony union.
May 9, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28499465/current-treatment-of-infected-non-union-after-intramedullary-nailing
#6
H Simpson, S T J Tsang
Non-union is a devastating consequence of a fracture. Non-unions cause substantial patient morbidity with patients suffering from loss of function of the affected extremity, increased pain, and a substantial decrease in the quality of life. The management is often associated with repeated, unsuccessful operations resulting in prolonged hospital stays, which has social and economic consequences to both the patient and the healthcare system. The rates of non-union following intramedullary (IM) nailing vary according to anatomical location...
May 9, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495173/late-treatment-of-obstetrical-brachial-plexus-palsy-by-humeral-rotational-osteotomy-and-lengthening-with-an-intramedullary-elongation-nail
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Ahmet Emrah Acan, Onur Gursan, Nihat Demirhan Demirkiran, Hasan Havitcioglu
To date, all the authors who have recommended external rotation osteotomy (ERO) in the late treatment of obstetrical brachial plexus palsy (OBPP), have neglected upper limb length discrepancy, which is an another sequelae of OBPP. In this paper, a new technique is reported for the late treatment of OBPP patients with upper limb length discrepancy, in which both humeral external rotation osteotomy (ERO) and lengthening are applied with an intramedullary elongation nail. With this technique, upper limb function is improved through re-orientation of the shoulder arc to a more functional range, and further improvements will be seen in the appearance of the upper limb with the elimination of length discrepancy...
May 8, 2017: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495021/damage-control-and-intramedullary-nailing-for-long-bone-fractures-in-polytrauma-patients
#8
Peter Patka
The early fracture treatment in patients with multiple injuries should be focused on damage control. The fracture type and its location, local soft tissue condition as well as the patient's physiological condition shall determine the time and type of fracture treatment. Prevention of local and systemic complications must be immediately considered and included in the treatment planning. The use of external fixator (ExFix), which will be replaced by IM-implants in most cases at a later stage, provides adequate temporary fracture stabilization with less collateral damage...
May 7, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28487102/treatment-of-aseptic-non-union-after-intramedullary-nailing-without-removal-of-the-nail
#9
Christos Garnavos
Failure of bone healing after intramedullary nailing of a diaphyseal long bone fracture is a severe complication that requires an effective management to ensure the best chances for successful bone-union and termination of a long period of incapacity and morbidity for the sufferers. Traditional procedures require removal of the existing nail and re-fixation with wider nail, plate or external fixation constructs. The concept that bone union can be obtained with the existing nail in situ is gaining popularity as its removal adds trauma and potential complications and prolongs the operating time...
May 6, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28486287/controlled-compression-nailing-for-at-risk-humeral-shaft-fractures
#10
J Tracy Watson, Roy W Sanders
Compression techniques seem to be the primary factor in determining the success of both plating and nailing techniques for the management of acute fractures and for delayed and nonunion management of these fractures. An intramedullary nail that can provide continual compression (like a plate) and mechanical manipulation of the callous throughout the course of treatment is an ideal device that provides all the advantages of plating and nailing and avoids the noted limitations of both. The UNYTE compression humeral nail is based on the PRECICE intramedullary limb lengthening system...
June 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28486286/practical-aspects-of-posttrauma-reconstruction-with-an-intramedullary-lengthening-nail
#11
Mitchell Bernstein
Limb equalization using the Ilizarov method has evolved and adapted the use of internal lengthening devices. One of the newest devices, termed "PRECICE," is a magnetically controlled telescoping nail. Complications such as pin site infection and skin irritation are eliminated. Despite trauma surgeons' familiarity with intramedullary nailing, the Ilizarov method requires sound knowledge of deformity analysis and awareness of specific complications associated with distraction osteogenesis. This manuscript discusses some of the practical preoperative and intraoperative components of limb lengthening...
June 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28486284/transitioning-to-an-intramedullary-lengthening-and-compression-nail
#12
Austin T Fragomen
The magnetic intramedullary lengthening nail is an innovative technology that allows for creative ways to treat difficult problems. The lengthening option has revolutionized femur fracture management with bone loss and malunion therapy. The compression version of this nail has provided a gradual method to compress nonunions and difficult fractures that may obviate the need for many current uses of external fixation. Three cases are presented in this manuscript demonstrating a new paradigm in the management of bone loss/shortening of the tibia and femur, and recalcitrant nonunions...
June 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28486283/the-evolution-of-remote-controlled-intramedullary-lengthening-and-compression-nails
#13
Stuart A Green
The operative elongation of limbs has long been a goal of orthopaedic surgeons. Indeed, the very first external skeletal fixators, although designed for stabilization of displaced fractures, were also used to overcome the posttrauma shortening that so commonly accompanies fracture deformities.
June 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28483358/induced-membrane-technique-combined-with-two-stage-internal-fixation-for-the-treatment-of-tibial-osteomyelitis-defects
#14
Fei Luo, Xiaohua Wang, Shulin Wang, Jingshu Fu, Zhao Xie
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to observe the effects of induced membrane technique combined with two-stage internal fixation in the treatment of tibial osteomyelitis defects. METHODS: A retrospective analyses for 67 cases of tibialosteomyelitis defects were admitted to our department between September 2012 to February 2015, which were treated with induced membrane technique. At the first stage, implanted with a PMMA cement spacer in the defects after radical debridement and fixed with reconstructive locked plate...
April 26, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28483357/insertion-related-pain-with-intramedullary-nailing
#15
Yohan Jang, Laurence B Kempton, Todd O Mckinley, Anthony T Sorkin
The use of intramedullary nails for the treatment of long bone fractures has become increasingly frequent over the last decade with gradually expanding indications and technological advances. Improved biomechanics relative to plates and less direct fracture exposure are some of the potential benefits of intramedullary nails. However, persistent insertion-related pain is common and may limit satisfactory long term outcomes. The etiologies of this phenomenon remain unclear. Proposed theories for which there is a growing body of supporting evidence include hardware prominence, suboptimal nail entry points leading to soft tissue irritation and structural compromise, local heterotrophic ossification, implant instability with persistent fracture micromotion, and poorly defined insertional strain...
May 5, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28481811/trochanteric-entry-for-femoral-lengthening-nails-in-children-is-it-safe
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Ahmed I Hammouda, Julio J Jauregui, Martin G Gesheff, Shawn C Standard, John E Herzenberg
BACKGROUND: Antegrade intramedullary (IM) nailing for skeletally immature femur fractures can damage the capital femoral epiphysis blood supply, leading to avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head. Reported AVN rates are 2% for piriformis entry and 1.4% for trochanteric entry. None of previous reports described IM lengthening nails for limb lengthening procedures. We have used self-lengthening telescopic nails with a proximal Herzog bend and standard trochanteric entry for femoral lengthening in children...
June 2017: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28471916/does-provisional-plating-of-closed-tibia-fractures-have-higher-complication-rates
#17
Justin M Haller, Michael Githens, John Scolaro, Reza Firoozabadi
OBJECTIVES: To compare infection and nonunion rates following provisional plating (PP) with standard reduction (SR) techniques for closed tibia fractures treated with an intramedullary nail. DESIGN: Retrospective comparative studySetting: Level 1 academic trauma centerPatients/Participants: Of the 348 closed tibia fractures (AO/OTA 42) treated with intramedullary nail from January 2007 through June 2015, 231 (40 PP and 191 SR) patients met inclusion/exclusion criteria...
April 27, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28467588/the-effect-of-2-different-surgical-methods-on-intracompartmental-pressure-value-in-tibial-shaft-fracture-an-experimental-study-in-a-rabbit-model
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Cemil Ertürk, Mehmet Akif Altay, Nuray Altay, İbrahim Avşin Öztürk, İslam Baykara, Cemil Sert, Uğur Erdem Işıkan
BACKGROUND: Intracompartmental pressure (ICP) monitoring is a widely used modality, particularly after intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures. It was hypothesized that ICP value in fracture fixed with Ilizarov circular fixator (ICF) might be lower than in fracture fixed with intramedullary pin (IMP). The present study is a comparison of ICP value in tibial fractures in a rabbit model fixed with ICF and IMP. METHODS: Twenty male New Zealand White rabbits were randomly divided into 2 groups of equal size: ICF group (Group 1) and IMP group (Group 2)...
March 2017: Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi, Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery: TJTES
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28467335/fifth-metacarpal-neck-fractures-fixation-with-antegrade-locked-flexible-intramedullary-nailing
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Francesco Pogliacomi, Elisabetta Mijno, Alesssio Pedrazzini, Silvio Tocco, Massimo Tonani, Francesco Ceccarelli, Enrico Vaienti
BACKGROUND: Fifth metacarpal neck fractures (commonly named "boxer's fractures") are the most common metacarpal injuries and usually affect young active people. These lesions are mainly treated conservatively. Their surgical management, if indicated, is still a matter of debate. Different procedures have been described. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of 18 boxer's fractures which were synthesized with antegrade locked flexible intramedullary nailing. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All patients, at a mean follow-up of 45 months, were clinically evaluated using the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score and the Patient Rated Wrist/Hand Evaluation (PRWHE)...
April 28, 2017: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28463916/intramedullary-nailing-for-atypical-femoral-fracture-with-excessive-anterolateral-bowing
#20
Young-Chang Park, Hyung-Keun Song, Xuan-Lin Zheng, Kyu-Hyun Yang
BACKGROUND: Intramedullary nailing is the treatment of choice for atypical femoral fractures. However, several problems, such as iatrogenic fracture and medial gap opening, can occur during intramedullary nailing when atypical femoral fractures are associated with excessive anterolateral bowing. To overcome these problems, we have developed a new grading system for anterolateral femoral bowing and a new technique for intramedullary nailing. The core of this new technique is matching the anterior curvature of the femoral nail with the anterolateral bowing of the femur when the nail passes the apex of the curvature, by rotating the nail externally...
May 3, 2017: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
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