ORTHOPEDIC

Tendons and Tendon Transfers

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Tendons and Tendon Transfers TENDON ANATOMY 1. Epitenon: The outer covering of a tendon within its sheath. Most important structure in the tendon repair process. 2. Endotenon: A loose acellular…

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Fixation

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Fixation SCREWS Instrument Sizes for Respective Screws Screw (mm) Thread Hole (mm) Glide Hole (mm) Tap (mm) Surgical Set 1.5 Cortical 1.1 1.5 1.5 Mini fragment 2.0 Cortical 1.5 2.0…

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Suture

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Suture NEEDLE SHAPE Point Configuration TYPES OF SUTURE Packet Label Information ABSORBABLE SUTURE: TENSILE STRENGTH AND ABSORPTION TIME Suture 50% Tensile Strength Completely Absorbed Reactivity Gut 7-10 d 70 d…

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Pre-/Peri-/Postoperative

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Pre-/Peri-/Postoperative PREOPERATIVE Preoperative testing should be guided by the patient’s clinical history, comorbidities, and physical examination. Some hospitals also have their own preoperative protocols. Common preoperative testing includes SMA 6,…

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Laboratory Tests

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Laboratory Tests URINALYSIS Generally divided into two parts: General: Includes macroscopic evaluation, specific gravity, and a dipstick segment Microscopic evaluation: Quantitative assessment of cellular component Specific Gravity Normal value: 1.003…

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Soft Tissue Masses

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Soft Tissue Masses FIBROUS TISSUE ORIGIN Fibroma Fibroma is a general term for a benign tumor composed of connective tissue. They can grow almost anywhere in any organ, arising from…

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Heel Conditions

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Heel Conditions PLANTAR FASCIITIS (HEEL SPUR SYNDROME) Description Plantar fasciitis is a condition resulting in pain and inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia, also called the plantar aponeurosis,…

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Dermatology

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Dermatology SKIN LAYERS Epidermis About 0.04 mm thick Stratum Corneum (Horny Layer) The outer most layer of the epidermis composed of dry, flattened, anuclear, dead, keratinized cells that ultimately flake…

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Nails

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Nails NAIL ANATOMY NAIL PATHOLOGY Anonychia: Absence of nail. Describes a nail that has failed to develop. Beau lines: Horizontal depression across a nail plate caused by transient arrest of…

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