ORTHOPEDIC

Posttraumatic Reconstruction

Jun 26, 2022 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Posttraumatic Reconstruction

Introduction As discussed in Chapter 5 , the surgical management of tibial plateau fractures relies primarily on open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) using various fracture fixation principles. Reconstruction, however,…

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Complications

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Introduction Tibial plateau fractures occur when a varus or valgus stress is applied to the knee in conjunction with axial loading. Younger individuals sustain this fracture through high-energy mechanisms such…

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Postoperative Care/Rehabilitation

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Introduction Postoperative care and rehabilitation for tibial plateau fractures remain areas of surgical management with little standardization. While a significant amount of research has focused on diagnosis, classification, surgical techniques,…

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Internal Fixation

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Internal Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures Fixation constructs depend largely on fracture patterns and on patient factors such as associated injuries and functional status. Classification systems discussed in Chapter 2…

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Treatment of Associated Soft-Tissue Injuries

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Introduction Historically, restoring the bony architecture in tibial plateau fractures has been the focus of surgical management. While this remains the primary objective in treatment algorithms, management of the soft-tissue…

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Mechanism, Evaluation, and Temporary Fixation

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Introduction Demographics Fractures involving the tibial articular surface account for a little over 1% of all long bone fractures, 56.9% of all proximal tibia fractures/dislocations, and 8% of all fractures…

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Anatomy and Surgical Approaches

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Introduction The anatomy of the proximal tibia involves a complex interaction between bone, ligaments and their attachment sites, cartilage, and muscles. The knee is an intricate hinge joint consisting of…

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Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation

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Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation James Koo, PT, DPT Laura Vasquez-Welsh, MS, OT/L, CHT INTRODUCTION Anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (ATSA) has been well recognized as an excellent method of providing pain…

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