Pediatric fractures



10.1055/b-0034-87670

Pediatric fractures


Introduction




  • 23.1 Pediatric fractures—introduction Rodrigo Pesantez, Chang-Wug Oh 625



  • 1 Introduction 625



  • 1.1 Special features of pediatric fractures 625



  • 1.2 General principles in treating pediatric fractures 625



  • 1.3 Indications for operative treatment 625



  • 1.4 Indications and contraindications for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) in pediatric fractures 626



  • 2 Surgical anatomy 626



  • 2.1 Femoral shaft 626



  • 3 Preoperative assessment 627



  • 3.1 General information about the patient 627



  • 3.2 Type of x-rays and CT scans 627



  • 3.3 Choice of implants 627



  • 3.4 Timing of surgery 627



  • 4 Operating room setup 627



  • 4.1 Anesthesia 627



  • 4.2 Patient and image intensifier positioning 627



  • 4.3 Implants and instruments 627



  • 4.4 Surgical approach 627



  • 5 Surgical approach 628



  • 5.1 Femur 628



  • 5.2 Tibia 628



  • 6 Reduction technique 628



  • 7 Fixation techniques 628



  • 7.1 Intraoperative evaluation 628



  • 8 Postoperative treatment 630



  • 9 Complications 630



  • 9.1 Salvage after failed MIO 630



  • 10 Pitfalls 630



  • 11 Pearls 630



  • 12 Results 631



  • 13 The future 631



  • 14 References 631



  • 15 Further reading 631


Cases




  • 23.2 Tibia and fibula, shaft: simple fracture, oblique Chang-Wug Oh 633



  • 23.3 Tibia and fibula, shaft: simple fracture, oblique Chang-Wug Oh 639



  • 23.4 Femur, shaft: simple fracture, transverse Chang-Wug Oh 645

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