External Fixation Tibia Fracture

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External Fixation Tibia Fracture Benjamin Shore, MD, MPH, FRCSC Indications Diaphyseal, proximal, or distal metadiaphyseal tibia fracture Closed unstable fracture pattern (comminuted, long oblique, butterfly fragment) Open fracture Other wounds…

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Ankle Fractures

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Ankle Fractures Dennis E. Kramer, MD Indications Displaced unstable ankle fractures Fibular fracture with ankle instability (mortise widening, medial malleolar fracture) mortise widening is defined as the medial clear space…

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Distal Femur Fracture Fixation

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Distal Femur Fracture Fixation Melissa A. Christino, MD Indications Unstable/misaligned distal femur fractures Failure/inability to treat closed Intra-articular fractures with any displacement Sterile Instruments/Equipment Radiolucent operating table Fracture reduction forceps…

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Arthroscopic Tibial Spine Fixation

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Arthroscopic Tibial Spine Fixation Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD Indications Unreducible hinged tibial spine fracture (Type II) Completely displaced or comminuted tibial spine fracture (Type III) (Figure 23-1) Figure 23-1 ▪…

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ORIF Tibial Tubercle Fracture

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ORIF Tibial Tubercle Fracture Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH Indications Displaced tibial tubercle fracture (Figure 24-1) Figure 24-1 ▪ Lateral X-ray demonstrating displaced tibial tubercle fracture. Sterile Instruments/Equipment 4.5 mm or…

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Leg Fasciotomy

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Leg Fasciotomy M. Timothy Hresko, MD Indications Acute compartment syndrome Prophylaxis in limb revascularization Sterile Instruments/Equipment Standard lower extremity tray Patient Positioning Supine on an operating table. Bump underneath ipsilateral…

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Flexible Intramedullary Nailing Tibia

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Flexible Intramedullary Nailing Tibia Craig M. Birch, MD Indications Displaced diaphyseal tibial fracture Ipsilateral femur fracture requiring surgery Unable to obtain/maintain closed reduction with casting Length stable fracture pattern (transverse,…

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Submuscular Plating of Femoral Fracture

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Submuscular Plating of Femoral Fracture Eduardo Novais, MD Indications Subtrochanteric, diaphyseal, distal metadiaphyseal femoral fracture Length unstable fracture pattern (comminuted, long oblique, butterfly fragment) Ages: 5 to 11 Sterile Instruments/Equipment…

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Lateral Entry Trochanteric Intramedullary Nailing of Femur

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Lateral Entry Trochanteric Intramedullary Nailing of Femur Michael Glotzbecker, MD Indications Diaphyseal femoral fracture Subtrochanteric and distal metadiaphyseal fractures may be amenable Any fracture pattern Ages 11 until skeletal maturity…

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Flexible Intramedullary Nailing Femur

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Flexible Intramedullary Nailing Femur Susan Mahan, MD, MPH Indications Subtrochanteric, diaphyseal, distal metadiaphyseal femoral fracture Length stable fracture pattern (transverse, short oblique) Ages: 5 to 11 Weight less than 100…

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