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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Internal Rib Fixation.
The American Surgeon; Castater C, Hazen B et. al.

Dec 4th, 2021 - Rib fractures result in serious morbidity and mortality after trauma. Although there is ongoing debate about surgical rib fixation, it is increasingly important for some patients. Minimally invasive techniques for rib fixation are gaining traction...

Functional and radiological outcomes following plating for displaced fractures of patel...
Injury Kumar S, Mittal S et. al.

Dec 4th, 2021 - Patellar fractures constitute almost 1% of total skeletal injuries. Existing common operative methods include the use of different types of Tension band wiring techniques like cannulated screws and K-wires. The Patellar plating construct is a rela...

Effects of social stress and fluoxetine treatment on fracture healing in a rat femur fr...
Injury Özbay H, Atçı T et. al.

Dec 4th, 2021 - Mental stress and depressive disorders have negative effect on bone biology and increase fracture risk. Fluoxetine is a widely used selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor in the treatment of these disorders. We aimed to evaluate the effects of soc...

Standardizing a Postoperative Protocol for Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Heyer JH, Anari JB et. al.

Dec 4th, 2021 - Supracondylar humerus fractures are the most commonly operated upper extremity fracture in pediatric orthopaedics, yet there does not currently exist a standardized recommendation for a postoperative protocol. As advanced practice providers take o...

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Guidelines  67 results

Talus Fractures: All I need to know.
Injury Al-Jabri T, Muthian S et. al.

Nov 7th, 2021 - Talus fractures result following high energy trauma and can lead to significant functional impairment. The complex morphology of the talus, it's multiple articulations and tenuous blood supply translate into significant challenges that must be ove...

Distal Radius Fracture Clinical Practice Guidelines-Updates and Clinical Implications.
The Journal of Hand Surgery; Shapiro LM, Kamal RN et. al.

Aug 14th, 2021 - The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand released updated Clinical Practice Guidelines in 2020 on the evaluation and treatment of acute distal radius fractures. Following a rigorous methodology ...

Management of bone fragility in type 2 diabetes: Perspective from an interdisciplinary ...
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD; Chiodini I, Gaudio A et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - Bone fragility is increasingly recognized as a relevant complication of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and diabetic patients with fragility fractures have higher mortality rates than non diabetic individuals or diabetic patients without fractures. However,...

British orthopaedic association standard for trauma (BOAST): Diagnosis & management of ...

May 29th, 2021 - British orthopaedic association standard for trauma (BOAST): Diagnosis & management of arterial injuries associated with extremity fractures and dislocations.|2021| ,|diagnostic imaging,surgery,

Standards of open lower limb fracture care in the United Kingdom.
Injury Al-Hourani K, Pearce O et. al.

Jan 25th, 2021 - Open fractures of the lower limb remain a potentially devastating group of injuries that are challenging to manage. The primary aims of treatment are to optimise limb function and avoid serious complications such as infection and non-union, which ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  914 results

Post-Op Pain Control for Prophylactic Intramedullary Nailing.

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Nationally, the opioid crisis has become a major epidemic with increasing mortality rates each year. Orthopedic surgeons routinely prescribe narcotics instead of NSAIDs for post-op pain control because of risk of delayed healing and nonunion due t...

Two-stage ORIF Vs Ex. Fix. in Complex Pilon Fractures

Dec 2nd, 2021 - A pilon fracture ( also known as tibial plafond fractures) is a fracture of the distal end of the tibia with comminution, intra-articular extension and significant soft tissue injury.Pilon injury accounts for about 5% to 10% of all tibial fracture...

Bone Strength and Physical Activity in Patients With a Recent Clinical Fracture

Dec 1st, 2021 - The risk for a subsequent fracture is significantly higher in patients presenting with a fracture compared to individuals without a previous fracture and is highest within the first 2 years after the initial fracture. The risk for a subsequent fra...

Pilot RCT Local Gentamicin for Open Tibial Fractures in Tanzania

Nov 30th, 2021 - This pilot study is being conducted in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to assess the feasibility of a masked, placebo-controlled, randomized trial to compare local gentamicin injection to saline injection in open tibial shaft fractures. The study will enr...

Zoledronate Early to Hip Fracture Patients - Safe and Effective?

Nov 30th, 2021 - Hip fracture patients have the highest risk for recurrent hip or other osteoporotic fractures. We have efficient fracture preventing medication easily available, but few patients receive them. We therefore need to create simple systems to ensure t...

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News  2,084 results

Experts Talk Through Exciting T-Cell Therapies in Multiple Myeloma

Nov 11th, 2021 - Although BCMA-directed CAR T-cell therapy has shown early and deep responses in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma, there is much more to learn about optimal cytokine release syndrome (CRS) and neurotoxicity management and treatmen...

Calcium, Protein Reduces Falls and Fractures in Older Adults

Nov 10th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Vitamin D-replete older adults in residential care have fewer falls and fractures when their diets include foods rich in calcium and protein, a randomized controlled trial found. Researchers randomized 7,195 residents (mean age ...

Sunscreen, Other Sun-Protective Habits Not Linked With Poorer Bone Health, Fractures

Oct 29th, 2021 - Using sunscreen and following other sun-protective behaviors such as wearing long sleeves or staying in the shade do not decrease bone mineral density overall or increase the risk of osteoporotic fracture, according to a new study that included mo...

Dr. Blue on the Importance of Early Intervention in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Oct 26th, 2021 - Brandon Blue, MD, medical oncologist, Malignant Hematology, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses the importance of early intervention in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. In multiple myeloma, indices in the...

Step-by-step evaluation and treatment of shoulder dislocation
MDedge Family Medicine; Nata Parnes, MD, Jeff Perrine, FNP-C et. al.

Oct 20th, 2021 - The architecture of the glenohumeral joint makes it the most common large joint to become dislocated, accounting for approximately 45% of all dislocations. Anterior dislocation constitutes more than 95% of glenohumeral joint dislocations; posterio.

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Patient Education  107 results see all →