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  • segmental
  • The Masquelet technique represents a length-independent, two-staged reconstruction that involves the induction of a periosteal membrane and use of an antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer for the treatment of segmental bone loss that result from bone infection. (biomedcentral.com)
  • treatment
  • Pediatric patients with facial fractures are a unique challenge in terms of their treatment planning, which is different from that of adult patients. (ovid.com)
  • In our study, we concluded that the use of Inion bioresorbable plates is effective in the treatment of facial fracture in pediatric patients. (ovid.com)
  • Like many other types of fracture, comminuted fractures are associated with very distinctive symptoms which usually lead people to seek medical treatment. (wisegeek.com)
  • Background: Evaluating for the possibility of prosthetic joint infection in the setting of periprosthetic fracture is important because it determines the course of treatment. (ebscohost.com)
  • The article provides information on several treatment modalities for periprosthetic fractures of the hip. (ebscohost.com)
  • There are many treatment options for a distal radius fracture. (orthoinfo.org)
  • Here we discuss concepts regarding the epidemiology, physiopathology and microbiology of PTI in paediatric populations, as well as the clinical presentations, diagnosis, classification and treatment of these infections. (springer.com)
  • In this current opinion review, we discuss the concepts regarding the epidemiology, physiopathology and microbiology of PTI in paediatric populations, as well as the clinical presentations, diagnosis, classification and treatment of this type of infection. (springer.com)
  • MIPO appears to be a promising and safe treatment alternative for comminuted fractures. (ac.ir)
  • The treatment of minimally displaced and non-comminuted fractures is sufficient to maintain the mechanical offloading. (e-acfs.org)
  • The ideal treatment for comminuted intraarticular calcaneal fractures is still debated. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • An analysis of the imaging features of such fractures and evaluation of the diagnostic value of various methods can provide imaging basics for the development of accurate and appropriate treatment options. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 1 Trueta, J.: Treatment of War Wounds and Fractures With Special Reference to the Closed Method as Used in the War in Spain. (army.mil)
  • dislocation
  • Of the twenty-six patients, twenty-two had an associated elbow dislocation, and thirteen of them also had an associated fracture of the coronoid process. (ebscohost.com)
  • Seeking advice on management of 50 years old male who presented with infected fracture dislocation right hip with complete sciatic nerve palsy three months after injury. (hwbf.org)
  • severely
  • The fracture is usually caused by a strong external rotation force which will severely damage ankle-stabilizing structures such as the bones and ligaments. (biomedcentral.com)
  • However, fractures where the bone fragments on each side of the break are severely shifted (displaced fractures) and fractures where the bone is broken into several pieces (comminuted fractures) may require surgery to ensure they heal properly. (teenhealth.org)
  • Even with this procedure, infection caused 22 failures, and 9other cases were severely infected, but union occurred, although the graft was later removed in 3. (army.mil)
  • classification
  • This great discrepancy in reported incidences of PTI is partly due to the lack of a uniform definition and classification system for the determination and quantification of this type of infection. (springer.com)
  • Doctors describe fractures to each other using classification systems. (aaos.org)
  • screws
  • This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of Inion CPS biodegradable plates and screws on pediatric facial fractures. (ovid.com)
  • bones
  • This type of fracture is most common in elderly people or in people with conditions which weaken the bones, such as osteogenesis imperfecta or cancer. (wisegeek.com)
  • A person's age plays a role in clavicle fractures: When we're young, our bones are still growing and are more susceptible to injury. (teenhealth.org)
  • If other bones are broken or if the doctor needs to see the fracture in greater detail, he or she may ask you to get a computerized tomography (CT) scan. (teenhealth.org)
  • AUTOGENOUS BONE GRAFTS FOR NONUNION IN ATROPHIC LONG BONES AND IN CHRONIC SUPPURATIVE OSTEITIS (OSTEOMYELITIS), a FOLLOWING WAR WOUNDS a During the four-year period ending December, 1923, 129 bone-graft operations were performed at Walter Reed General Hospital for conditions resulting from World War wounds followed by severe infection of bone and soft parts, for nonunion, and loss of substance in bones of the extremities. (army.mil)
  • orthopedic
  • Usually someone with a comminuted fracture will need to attend several follow up appointments at the office of an orthopedic doctor to confirm that the fracture has been set properly, and that it is healing appropriately. (wisegeek.com)
  • Most comminuted fractures are considered a severe orthopedic injury, which, unless treated, may lead to loss of limb function and could lead to spread of infection and even death. (petplace.com)
  • The plaintiff s orthopedic surgeon testified that there was a direct connection between the decedent s initial hip fracture and his ultimate death. (jvra.com)
  • patients
  • and two patients had assault-related fractures. (ovid.com)
  • 12 (11.6%) patients developed an infection within the first 3 months of injury. (hindawi.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to evaluate the two-year outcomes and the rate of recovery of a closely followed cohort of patients in whom an unreconstructible radial head fracture had been treated with a modular metallic prosthesis. (ebscohost.com)
  • HIV status has been implicated as an independent risk factor for the development of pin track infection and has been cited as a reason not to attempt complex limb reconstruction in HIV-positive patients. (springer.com)
  • Polytrauma patients showed a significantly slower limb rehabilitation, a longer hospitalisation and a worse clinical result than patients with isolated fractures. (kuleuven.be)
  • None of the patients suffered from infections or fistula. (ac.ir)
  • Thirteen patients were diagnosed with comminuted fractures of anterior maxillary wall between March 2017 and February 2018 in the authors' hospital. (e-acfs.org)
  • All patients with comminuted fractures of anterior maxillary wall underwent restoration using resorbable mesh with fibrin glue. (e-acfs.org)
  • Results: Out of 15 patients 13 has good result 1 had varus deformity and average fracture healing time with full weight bearing walking was 20 to 24 weeks. (ijmrhs.com)
  • tissue
  • its osteogenetic power was at a minimum, latent infection was present in the bone and the surrounding sear tissue, and the circulation in both was markedly impaired. (army.mil)
  • fixator
  • In this case, the stability of the internal fixator is impaired, and infection may persist even after the removal of the wire or pin. (springer.com)
  • According to their theory, it is the instability of the external fixator pin-bone construct that leads to pin loosening and infection and, consequently, it is pin loosening that is the initiating event which ultimately leads to pin tract sepsis. (springer.com)
  • You could try to perform closed fusion of the hip using external fixator - as you reported joint surfaces have already been "prepared" by infection process. (hwbf.org)
  • Hence less invasive method of hybrid fixator was tried which would minimize these problems and allow the biological healing of the fracture. (ijmrhs.com)
  • surgery
  • It may be necessary to pin the fracture with surgery so that the pieces will have a chance to knit together. (wisegeek.com)
  • Between 1978 and 1982 154 femoral shaft fractures were treated in 145 adults in our department of general surgery and traumatology. (kuleuven.be)
  • If a fatal outcome from the deleterious effects of shock, continuing peritoneal contamination, and the establishment of widespread virulent infection was to be prevented, it was essential that both resuscitation therapy and surgery be accomplished with as little delay as possible. (army.mil)
  • It is unusual for femoral shaft fractures to be treated without surgery. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • If the skin around your fracture has not been broken, your doctor will wait until you are stable before doing surgery. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • symptoms
  • At the present time, PTI infection is broadly defined as the signs and symptoms of infection around pins or wires that require the administration of an antibiotic, pin or wire removal, or even surgical debridement. (springer.com)