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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141620/treatment-of-genu-valgum-in-children-by-means-of-temporary-hemiepiphysiodesis-using-eight-plates-short-term-findings
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Dirk Zajonz, Eckehard Schumann, Magdalena Wojan, Fabian B Kübler, Christoph Josten, Ulf Bühligen, Christoph E Heyde
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic genu valgum is a frequently diagnosed growth disorder in adolescence. Whenever the possibilities of conservative therapy have been exhausted, leg straightening by means of hemiepiphysiodesis has become the standard form of treatment. Because of their flexible screw-plate connection, eight-Plates have been reported in the literature to lead to lower complications regarding implant loosening and fracture compared to other implants. The aim of this retrospective survey was to analyse our own patient population who were treated for genu valgum by means of temporary hemiepiphysiodesis near the knee using eight-Plates to modulate growth...
November 15, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136444/effect-of-locking-plate-fixation-vs-intramedullary-nail-fixation-on-6-month-disability-among-adults-with-displaced-fracture-of-the-distal-tibia-the-uk-fixdt-randomized-clinical-trial
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Matthew L Costa, Juul Achten, James Griffin, Stavros Petrou, Ian Pallister, Sarah E Lamb, Nick R Parsons
Importance: The best treatment for fractures of the distal tibia remains controversial. Most such fractures require surgical fixation but outcomes are unpredictable and complications are common. Objective: To assess disability, quality of life, and complications in patients with displaced tibial fracture treated with intramedullary nail fixation vs locking plate fixation. Design, Setting, and Participants: A multicenter randomized trial recruiting 321 patients 16 years or older with an acute, displaced, extra-articular fracture of the distal tibia from April 2013 through April 2016 with final follow-up in February 2017...
November 14, 2017: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29115684/bone-material-strength-index-as-measured-by-impact-microindentation-in-postmenopausal-women-with-distal-radius-and-hip-fractures
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Tamara D Rozental, Kempland C Walley, Serkalem Demissie, Signe Caksa, Adriana Martinez-Betancourt, Amber M Parker, Joy N Tsai, Elaine W Yu, Mary L Bouxsein
We tested whether cortical bone tissue properties assessed by in vivo impact microindentation would distinguish postmenopausal women with recent distal radius (DRF) or hip fracture (HF) from non-fracture controls (CONT). We enrolled postmenopausal women with recent DRF (n=57), HF (n=41) or CONT (n=93), and used impact microindentation to assess bone material strength index (BMSi) at the anterior surface of the mid-tibia diaphysis. Areal BMD (g/cm(2) ) of the femoral neck (FN), total hip (TH) and lumbar spine (LS) were measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)...
November 8, 2017: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research: the Official Journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29113210/analysis-of-imaging-characteristics-of-primary-malignant-bone-tumors-in-children
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Yingwei Sun, Xueyong Liu, Shinong Pan, Chunbo Deng, Xiaohan Li, Qiyong Guo
The present study aimed to investigate the imaging characteristics of primary malignant bone tumors in children. The imaging results of 34 children with primary malignant bone tumors confirmed by histopathological diagnosis between March 2008 and January 2014 were retrospectively analyzed. In total, 25 patients had osteosarcoma, with radiography and computed tomography (CT) showing osteolytic bone destruction or/and osteoblastic bone sclerosis, an aggressive periosteal reaction, a soft-tissue mass and cancerous bone...
November 2017: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29113159/treatment-of-osteosarcoma-around-the-knee-in-skeletally-immature-patients
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Weitao Yao, Qiqing Cai, Jiaqiang Wang, Songtao Gao
Limb sparing surgery in growing young patients with malignant tumors is difficult as invasion of the physis by the tumor or surgical resection through the metaphysis may cause significant limb discrepancy following surgery. At present, hinged tumor prosthesis or biological reconstructions are the main methods following tumor resection in these patients. The aim of the present study was to assess different procedures for the treatment of osteosarcoma around knee joints in immature patients. A retrospective study of 56 patients (<15 years old, open physis) who had been treated for osteosarcoma around the knee joint between January 2007 and December 2015 was performed...
November 2017: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29107133/physeal-fractures-of-the-lower-leg-in-children-and-adolescents-therapeutic-results-pitfalls-and-suggested-management-protocol-based-on-the-experience-of-the-authors-and-contemporary-literature
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Marcin Karlikowski, Jerzy Sułko
INTRODUCTION: Physeal fractures in children frequently give rise to concerns about the condition of the growth plate. Our observations have proven that the dysfunction of the growth plate is less frequent complication in those cases than misdiagnosed interposition of the periosteum. The aim of this paper is to familiarize the readers with the issue of treatment of physeal fractures of the distal tibia and fibula in the growing skeleton. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analyzed the group of 75 patients - children and adolescents - with surgically treated physeal fractures of the lower leg...
October 26, 2017: Advances in Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103207/complex-tibial-fractures-are-associated-with-lower-social-classes-and-predict-early-exit-from-employment-and-worse-patient-reported-qol-a-prospective-observational-study-of-46-complex-tibial-fractures-treated-with-a-ring-fixator
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Rasmus Elsoe, Peter Larsen, Juozas Petruskevicius, Søren Kold
The long-term outcomes following complex fractures of the tibia are reported to carry a risk of knee pain, malalignment, articular injury and post-traumatic osteoarthritis. The main objective of this study was to account for the patient-reported quality of life (QOL) 12 months after ring fixator removal in patients with a complex tibial fracture. Secondary objectives included a review of the socio-economic characteristics of the patient group and the rate of return to work in the study period. A prospective follow-up study was conducted of 60 patients with complex fractures of the tibia treated with ring external fixation...
November 4, 2017: Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29101409/characterization-of-trabecular-bone-microstructure-in-premenopausal-women-with-distal-radius-fractures
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T D Rozental, F Johannesdottir, K C Kempland, M L Bouxsein
Individual trabecular segmentation was utilized to identify differences in trabecular bone structure in premenopausal women with wrist fractures and non-fracture controls. Fracture subjects had reduced trabecular plate volume, number, thickness, and connectivity. Identifying altered trabecular microarchitecture in young women offers opportunities for counseling and lifestyle modifications to reduce fracture risk. INTRODUCTION: Premenopausal women with distal radius fractures (DRF) have worse trabecular bone microarchitecture than non-fracture controls (CONT), yet the characteristics of their trabecular bone structure are unknown...
November 3, 2017: Osteoporosis International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29079366/quality-of-fracture-reduction-assessed-by-radiological-parameters-and-its-influence-on-functional-results-in-patients-with-pilon-fractures-a-prospective-multicentre-study
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Christoph Sommer, Sean E Nork, Matthew Graves, Michael Blauth, Mark Rudin, Karl Stoffel
INTRODUCTION: The management of pilon fractures remains a challenging issue. Due to the complexity of factors that influence the outcome, it has been questioned if anatomical reductions of articular fracture are relevant. The lack of a commonly accepted assessment of quality of fracture reduction compounded the uncertainty of the importance of anatomical reduction in pilon fracture. The current study aimed to define parameters that can better assess the reduction quality and to investigate the influence of reduction quality on functional outcomes...
October 20, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29079233/posterolateral-approach-with-buttress-plates-and-cannulated-screw-fixation-for-large-posterior-malleolus-fractures
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Qiang Zhou, Hua Lu, Zhanchao Wang, Siming Yu, Haojie Zhang
The present study retrospectively reviewed the clinical efficacy of open reduction and internal fixation with buttress plates and cannulated screws via a posterolateral approach for the treatment of large posterior malleolus fractures. From July 2009 to April 2012, 34 patients (15 males and 19 females; mean age 41.2 years) with posterior malleolus fractures involving >25% of the distal articular tibia, were treated by cannulated screw and buttress plate fixation. All the patients were followed for ≥24 months...
November 2017: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: Official Publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29072235/reconstruction-of-lower-extremity-primary-malignant-and-metastatic-bone-tumours-with-modular-endoprosthesis
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H Sezgin, A Çıraklı, H Göçer, N Dabak
INTRODUCTION: This study is aimed to assess the functional results of cases with lower extremity malignant and metastatic bone tumours that were treated with modular tumour resection prostheses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 49 patients were retrospectively examined. 27 (55.1%) patients had a primary bone tumour, and 22 (44.9%) had a metastatic bone tumour. Although most tumours located in the proximal femur were metastatic, tumours located around the knee were mostly primary malignant bone tumours...
September 2017: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29069380/skeletal-microstructure-and-estimated-bone-strength-improve-following-parathyroidectomy-in-primary-hyperparathyroidism
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Natalie E Cusano, Mishaela R Rubin, Barbara C Silva, Yu-Kwang Donovan Tay, John M Williams, Sanchita Agarwal, Beatriz Omeragic, X Edward Guo, John P Bilezikian
Context: High resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HRpQCT) is a noninvasive imaging technology that can provide insight into skeletal microstructure and strength. In asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), HRpQCT imaging has demonstrated both decreased cortical and trabecular indices, consistent with evidence for increased fracture risk. There are limited data regarding changes in HRpQCT parameters post-parathyroidectomy. Objective: To evaluate changes in skeletal microstructure by HRpQCT in subjects with PHPT after parathyroidectomy...
October 20, 2017: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29065588/novel-passive-two-stage-magnetic-targeting-devices-for-distal-locking-of-interlocking-nails
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Tze-Hong Wong, Meng-Shiue Lee, Sung-Yueh Wu, Wensyang Hsu, Tien-Kan Chung, Chia-Pei Wu, Pei-Jung Hsu, Yuh-Shyong Yang
Interlocking nailing is a common surgical operation to stabilize fractures in long bones. One of the difficult parts of the surgery is how to locate the position and direction of a screw hole on the interlocking nail, which is invisible to the naked eye after insertion of the nail into the medullary canal. Here, we propose a novel two-stage targeting process using two passive magnetic devices to locate the position and direction of the screw hole without radiation for the locking screw procedure. This involves a ring-shape positioning magnet inside the nail to generate a magnetic field for targeting...
2017: Journal of Healthcare Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29065036/is-it-safe-to-prep-the-external-fixator-in-situ-during-second-stage-pilon-surgical-treatment
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Paul J Nielsen, Leonid S Grossman, Justin C Siebler, Elizabeth R Lyden, Lori K Reed, Matthew A Mormino
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the infection rate of our protocol of prepping the external fixator in situ during definitive second stage pilon fracture open reduction internal fixation. DESIGN: Retrospective clinical investigation. SETTING: Academic Level 1 Trauma Center. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS: Out of 229 patients with distal tibia fractures presenting to our institution from 1999-2014, 100 were treated in a two-stage fashion utilizing this protocol...
October 14, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29064579/quantitative-imaging-of-peripheral-trabecular-bone-micro-architecture-using-mdct
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Cheng Chen, Xiaoliu Zhang, Junfeng Guo, Dakai Jin, Elena M Letuchy, Trudy L Burns, Steven M Levy, Eric A Hoffman, Punam K Saha
PURPOSE: Osteoporosis associated with reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and micro-architectural changes puts patients at an elevated risk of fracture. Modern multi detector-row CT (MDCT) technology, producing high spatial resolution at increasingly lower dose radiation, is emerging as a viable modality for trabecular bone (Tb) imaging. Wide variation in CT scanners raise concerns of data uniformity in multi-site and longitudinal studies. A comprehensive cadaveric study was performed to evaluate MDCT-derived Tb micro-architectural measures...
October 24, 2017: Medical Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29063213/high-dairy-protein-intake-is-associated-with-greater-bone-strength-parameters-at-the-distal-radius-and-tibia-in-older-men-a-cross-sectional-study
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L Langsetmo, J M Shikany, A J Burghardt, P M Cawthon, E S Orwoll, J A Cauley, B C Taylor, J T Schousboe, D C Bauer, T N Vo, K E Ensrud
Dairy protein but not plant protein was associated with bone strength of the radius and tibia in older men. These results are consistent with previous results in women and support similar findings related to fracture outcomes. Bone strength differences were largely due to thickness and area of the bone cortex. INTRODUCTION: Our objective was to determine the association of protein intake by source (dairy, non-dairy animal, plant) with bone strength and bone microarchitecture among older men...
October 23, 2017: Osteoporosis International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29052010/open-versus-closed-treatment-of-distal-tibia-physeal-fractures-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Waleed A Asad, Manaf H S Younis, Abdulaziz F Ahmed, Talal Ibrahim
AIMS: Distal tibia physeal fractures can lead to growth complications such as premature physeal closure (PPC), angular deformity and leg length discrepancy. The aim of our study was to systematically review the literature to assess whether open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is associated with lower rates of PPC compared to closed treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We searched several databases from 1966 to 2016 for studies that evaluated ORIF versus closed treatment of distal tibia physeal fractures...
October 19, 2017: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29051887/uncommon-floating-knee-in-a-teenager-a-case-report-of-ipsilateral-physeal-fractures-in-distal-femur-and-proximal-tibia
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Youssef Othman, Lassaad Hassini, Aymen Fekih, Issam Aloui, Abderrazek Abid
INTRODUCTION: The concomitance of ipsilateral physeal fractures of the distal femur and the proximal tibia is an extremely scarce entity. It is conceptually similar to floating knee in pediatric population. CASE REPORT: One case with this injury is reported in a 16-year-old teenager. He was treated surgically by close reduction and internal fixation. The diagnosis of the tibial fracture was initially missed and the fracture was seen on the post-operative radiographs...
May 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025614/outcome-of-distal-tibia-physeal-fractures-a-review-of-cases-as-related-to-risk-factors
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Fabio D'Angelo, Giuseppe Solarino, Davide Tanas, Alessia Zani, Paolo Cherubino, Biagio Moretti
INTRODUCTION: The physeal fractures represent the 20-30% of all fractures of the child. The distal tibial physis is the third most frequently injured. The most important complication is the premature physeal closure (PPC). Aim of this study is to evaluate risk factors that can influence the outcome like fracture pattern, fracture displacement, mechanism of injury and treatment method. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The records of 46 patients treated for distal tibia physeal fractures between 2003 and 2013 were reviewed...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025611/carbon-fiber-reinforced-intramedullary-nailing-in-musculoskeletal-tumor-surgery-a-national-multicentric-experience-of-the-italian-orthopaedic-society-siot-bone-metastasis-study-group
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Andrea Piccioli, Raimondo Piana, Michele Lisanti, Alberto Di Martino, Barbara Rossi, Francesco Camnasio, Marco Gatti, Pietro Maniscalco, Franco Gherlinzoni, Maria Silvia Spinelli, Davide Maria Donati, Roberto Biagini, Rodolfo Capanna, Vincenzo Denaro
INTRODUCTION: Carbon fiber reinforced (CFR) implants have been proposed for the treatment of fractures or impending fractures of the long bones in the oncology patient. Aim of this study is to present the largest cohort of oncology patients operated by CFR nailing by the Italian Orthopaedic Society (SIOT) Bone Metastasis Study Group. METHODS: 53 adult oncology patients were operated on with a CFR-PEEK nail. All the data from adjuvants therapies were collected. Bone callus formation, response to radiotherapy, relapse or progression of the osteolysis were recorded...
October 2017: Injury
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