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Metacarpal Fractures

The hardware used in fracture fixation falls into 2 categories: The first is coaptive fixation, which uses devices such as external fixators, intramedullary rods, Kirschner's (K) wires, pins, or interosseous wiring, which hold the fracture together without compression.


© 1991 British Editorial Society ofBone and Joint Surgery 030l-620X/91/2082 $2.00 JBoneJointSurg[Br] 1991; 73-B:312-5. _____ 312 THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY THE TREATMENT OF COLLES’ FRACTURE IMMOBILISATION WITH THE WRIST DORSIFLEXED AJAY GUPTA From LNJP Hospital, New DeThi In a ...

Common Calcaneal

119 Common Calcaneal Avulsion Fracture Joseph F. Norfray1 LeeF. Rogers2 Gregory P. * Homer C. Groves4 WilliamJ. Heiser1 Received February 21 , 1979; accepted after revision August 22,1979.

Fractures of the Proximal Femur

ip fracture is among the most common injuries necessitating hospital admission. Fractures of the hip include fractures of the proximal femur and pelvic ring and may be classified as pathologic or nonpathologic.

Colles' Fracture

Cuong Pho DPT, Joe Godges DPT Loma Linda U DPT Program KPSoCal Ortho PT Residency 1 Colles' Fracture Description : A Colles' fracture refers to an extra-articular, transverse fracture of the distal radial shaft.


VOL. 78-B, NO. 1, JANUARY 1996 115 O. Svensson, PhD, MD, Associate Professor L. Str¨omberg, RN, Head Nurse G. ¨ Ohl´en, PhD, MD, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

new minerals. In this way fractures may have become sealed ...

PAGE 17 A fracture zone is a planar feature, where the density offractures is very high. It is usually an abortive or actual fault where some shear movement has occurred between the rocks on either side.

Superior Cantholysis for Zygomatic Fracture Repair

Superior Cantholysis for Zygomatic Fracture Repair Robert W. Dolan, MD; Daniel K. Smith, MD Objective:Todetermineifperformingasuperiorcan tholysiseasesthesurgicalexposure,reduction,andrigid


1 E rin Malone'01 FRACTURE HEALING AND NONHEALING Goals * be able to monitor for normal bone healing * be able to identify factors that can interfere with normal bone healing * be able to diagnose and determine treatment options for delayed and nonhealing fractures * be able to list causes of ...

Information about Boxer's Fracture Treatment

eMedicineHealth. com First Aid Quick Reference | Boxer's Fracture Treatment prevented. Some degree of pain may still persist. When a doctor writes a prescription for pain medication, it is important to take the medication as prescribed.