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ALLMedicine™ Femur Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  521 results

To Fix or Revise: Differences in Periprosthetic Distal Femur Fracture Management Betwee...
https://doi.org/10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-00968
The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Van Rysselberghe NL, Campbell ST et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - This study sought to determine the effect of trauma fellowship training on the surgical decision to fix or revise to distal femoral replacement in periprosthetic distal femur fractures. An anonymous online survey including nine cases of geriatric ...

Retrograde Intramedullary Nail for Distal Femur Fracture, Through a Total Knee Arthropl...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000002169
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Davis M, Wilson J et. al.

Jul 7th, 2021 - Distal femur fractures are common in the elderly population. The risk of sustaining a distal femur fracture is increased with the presence of total knee arthroplasty components. Fixation with a retrograde intramedullary nail is a viable option for...

Management of Pediatric Femur Fracture Using 90-90 Traction.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000002174
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Kim V, Milton J et. al.

Jul 7th, 2021 - This video discusses treatment of pediatric femur fractures using 90-90 traction, followed by delayed spica casting. This study details the treatment of a 2-year-old girl with a subtrochanteric femur fracture featuring a 4-cm acute shortening and ...

Medial Submuscular Plating of the Distal Femur.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000002161
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Neiman R, Finkemeier CG

Jul 7th, 2021 - Distal femur fractures are often treated with laterally based plate constructs. The use of medial plates is less common because of the concern for the proximity to vascular structures. With a solid understanding of the anatomy, the technique can b...

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Guidelines  2 results

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY...
https://doi.org/10.4158/EP161435.GL
Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American Col... Camacho PM, Petak SM et. al.

Sep 24th, 2016 - AACE = American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists AFF = atypical femur fracture ASBMR = American Society for Bone and Mineral Research BEL = best evidence level BMD = bone mineral density BTM = bone turnover marker CBC = complete blood coun...

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY...
https://doi.org/10.4158/EP161435.ESGL
Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American Col... Camacho PM, Petak SM et. al.

Sep 20th, 2016 - AACE = American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists AFF = atypical femur fracture ASBMR = American Society for Bone and Mineral Research BEL = best evidence level BMD = bone mineral density BTM = bone turnover marker CBC = complete blood coun...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  22 results

The Effect of Tranexamic Acid on Blood Loss and Transfusion Requirements Following Open Femur Fracture Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03679481

Oct 17th, 2019 - The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of tranexamic acid (TXA) on blood loss and transfusion requirements in patients with femur fractures requiring open surgical approaches.

Pediatric Femur Fracture Registry
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03211546

Mar 19th, 2019 - There is limited evidence about the comparative effectiveness of different treatments for pediatric femur fractures. The most common method used for isolated femur shaft fractures of children older than 5 years of age is elastic stable intramedull...

Immediate Weight Bearing Versus Protected Weight Bearing in Supracondylar Distal Femur Fractures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03167099

Oct 12th, 2018 - This study is designed to examine if immediate weight bearing on a distal femur fracture fixed with a primary locking plate, either a distal condylar locking plate or a LISS (less invasive stabilization system), is safe and promotes more rapid fra...

Periprosthetic Distal Femur Fracture
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01973712

Sep 12th, 2018 - A periprosthetic distal femur fracture is a fracture close to a knee implant. This type of fracture is often difficult to fix because of the close proximity of the two surgical implants which can sometimes interfere with proper bone healing. Impro...

The CHINA TFNA Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03635320

Aug 17th, 2018 - This is a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled, two-arm, non-inferiority study which will be conducted in China to support registration of a cephalomedullary nailing system (TFNA) that currently is available globally. The study will co...

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News  33 results

AFF With Bisphosphonates Highest in Asians, Study Confirms
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935976

Aug 19th, 2020 - The latest findings regarding the risk for atypical femur fracture (AFF) with use of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis show a significant increase in risk when treatment extends beyond 5 years. The risk is notably higher risk among Asian compared t...

Osteoporosis Missed Despite 'Red Flag' of Spinal Fracture
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/910398

Mar 14th, 2019 - Older patients who went to the emergency room (ER) for acute back pain from a nontraumatic vertebral compression fracture were rarely screened or treated for osteoporosis in a study at a single center that did not have a fracture liaison service. ...

Bisphosphonate holiday reduces risk of atypical femur fracture
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/176873/mixed-topics/bisphosphonate-holiday-reduces-risk-atypical-femur-fracture

Oct 10th, 2018 - A holiday from bisphosphonates may help reduce atypical femur fracture risk. Also today, most dermatologic drugs are safe for breastfeeding mothers, impressive HbA1c and weight control from a new novel drug, and short-term NSAIDs appear safe for h.

Bisphosphonate holiday may help to reduce atypical femur fracture risk
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/176732/osteoporosis/bisphosphonate-holiday-may-help-reduce-atypical-femur
Karen Blum

Oct 9th, 2018 - Women who take a 3- to 5-year break from bisphosphonates after 3-5 years on treatment could significantly reduce their risk of atypical femur fractures, according to a study of more than 150,000 Southern California health plan members presented at.

Surgeries account for almost half of hospital costs
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/163794/practice-management/surgeries-account-almost-half-hospital-costs
Richard Franki

Apr 19th, 2018 - Hospital stays with surgeries made up just under 29% of all admissions in 2014 but accounted for over 48% of all hospital costs, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Of the 35.

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