The Hip

Workup for Femoral Shaft Frx

– Trauma Workup        – assessment of perfusion: damage control orthopaedics        – timing of surgery in orthopaedic patients with brain injury        – surgical timing and prevention of pulmonary complications in patients with femur frx  – PreOp Planning for IM Nailing: (IM Nailing Technique)           – Fracture Classification            – Open Femur Frx     … Read more

Work Up and Treatment of Acetabular Frx

– See: Trauma Menu – Discussion:     – note that with acetabular fracture associated with major trauma that there will be 50% chance of            at least one other major injury;            – neuro and head injury (see Glasgow)            – abdominal and chest injury (pulmonary … Read more

Wheeless’ Textbook of Orthopaedics – Journal Watch

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Long-Term Results of Treatment of Fractures of the Medial Humeral Epicondyle in Children Operative Treatment of Interdigital Neuroma. A Long-Term Follow-up Study The Effects of Tibial Rotation on Posterior Translation in Knees in Which the Posterior Cruciate Ligament Has Been Cut Patellar Resurfacing in Total Knee Arthroplasty. A Prospective, … Read more

West Point Axillary View

– Discussion:     – useful in identifying anterior glenoid abnormalities (Bankart Lesion) in pts w/ hx indicating traumatic instability of the shoulder; – Technique:     – pt is placed prone on x-ray table w/ involved shoulder on a pad raised 7.5 cm from the top of the table;     – head & … Read more

Vit D: Discussion

– Discussion:     – see: abnormalities associated with vitamin D.     – primary function of vitamin D is to maintain skeletal calcium homeostasis;           – promotes gut absorption of calcium (and absorption of phosphorous);           – promotes bone absorption;           – important for … Read more