Outcome Assessment in Orthopaedic Traumatology

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Introduction The last century has brought remarkable advances in the field of orthopaedic traumatology. The creation and dissemination of this new knowledge could not have been possible without the ability…

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Tibial Shaft Fractures

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Additional videos related to the subject of this chapter are available from the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover collection. The following video is included with this chapter and may be viewed at…

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Femoral Shaft Fractures

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Additional videos related to the subject of this chapter are available from the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover collection. The following videos are included with this chapter and may be viewed at…

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Surgical Treatment of Acetabular Fractures

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Acetabular fractures are uncommon and quite complex injuries that usually result from high-energy traumatic events. The rarity of these fractures makes it difficult for most physicians to become familiar with…

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Craniocervical Injuries

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Occipital-Cervical Spine Injuries Richard Jackson Bransford Mark W. Manoso Carlo Bellabarba Injuries to the occipital-cervical spine largely fall into two broad categories, (1) atlanto-occipital dissociations (AODs) or craniocervical dissociations (CCDs) and (2) occipital…

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Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur

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Subtrochanteric femoral fractures are challenging to manage and differ significantly from both femoral shaft fractures and more proximal femoral injuries in their mechanism, treatment, and complications. The combination of strong…

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Amputations in Trauma

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General Principles History Amputation is no longer only the result of traumatic amputation or the real or perceived failure of limb salvage. Rather, amputation is now considered a viable and…

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Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures

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Additional videos related to the subject of this chapter are available from the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover collection. The following video is included with this chapter and may be viewed at…

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