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Fibula

A fibula fracture occurs when there is an injury in the leg to one of the two bones of the leg. The leg (the segment between the ankle and knee) is made up of two bones. The larger bone, the tibia, carries most of the weight of the body). The smaller bone, the fibula, is…

Fracture Of The Greater Tuberosity

Fracture Of The Greater Tuberosity: Mechanism Of Fracture This type of fracture occurs in the following cases of direct and indirect injury. In cases of a direct injury, the patient falls with the arm in an abducted position. Here, the force is transmitted in an upward direction along the humerus (the long bone in the…

Ankle Arthrodesis

Ankle Arthrodesis/fusion is the end-stage procedure for the treatment of ankle arthritis. Other options available for treating arthritis of the ankle is Joint Replacement Surgery. So, when selecting between arthrodesis and replacement as the optimum procedure for a patient the important considerations are- 1) Infrastructure: – Well equipped OT and Trained Staff 2) Availability of…

Surgeon’s Belief About Removal of Orthopedic Implants

Implants removal belongs to the foremost common elective orthopedic procedures in industrial countries. In an often-cited Finnish study, implant removal contributed to almost 30 percent of all planned orthopedic operations, and 15 percent of all operations of the department. Controversy exists as to the necessity for routine orthopedic implant removal. In children, it can be essential to…

humerus Fracture

Humerus Fracture

A humerus fracture is a break of the humerus bone within the top arm. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, and bruising. Types for Humerus Fracture Shaft – The plating technique is used when indicated for the treatment of a fracture of the shaft of the humerus. Depending upon bone anatomy, a broad heavy-duty plate or…

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Tibia Fracture

In the case of tibial shaft fractures associated with a displaced intra-articular fracture of the knee and the ankle, plating is the most commonly adopted technique. The tibial plateau fracture and the tibial pilon fracture require accurate open reduction and fixation. Buttress plating is almost always necessary to support epiphyseal-metaphyseal fragments. Plating with Indirect reduction…

ulnar styloid process fracture

Ulna and Radius are two main bones in the forearm. Ulna runs along the outside of the wrist and Radius runs along the inside. A bony projection at the end of the ulna is called the ulnar styloid process. It fits into the cartilage of the wrist joint and plays an important role in the strength and…

Ankle fracture

What Is an Ankle Fracture?

Ankle fracture: Types, Symptoms & Causes An ankle fracture happens when one or more than one bone that makes up the ankle joint- and probably its ligaments break at or close to the joint. Every year, 184 persons out of every 100,000 withstand ankle fractures. Emergency rooms witness 1.2 billion visits in 2003 due to…

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