Tibial Shaft Fractures

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Adam JohannsenAdam AdlerMichael J. Gardner Bony Anatomy The tibia is a long bone with a neutral coronal and sagittal axis but occasionally prone to variations in the tibial bow (where…

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Superior Medullary Ramus Screw

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Raymond D. Wright JrJason L. Shewmaker Bony Anatomy The superior medullary ramus is an irregularly shaped bone that constitutes the anterior portion of the pubic region of the innominate bone….

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Intertrochanteric Fractures

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Adam G. CotaGregory D. Dikos Most intertrochanteric fractures occur in patients older than 65 years of age as the result of low-energy falls. The vast majority of these fractures are…

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Distal Radius Fractures

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Elizabeth A. KingDaniel A. OseiSafi Faruqui Bony Anatomy The distal end of the radius is a plateau that articulates with the scaphoid and lunate as well as the ulnar head….

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Distal Femur Fractures

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Andrew J. SheeanMichael J. Beltran Bony Anatomy The distal femur has unique geometry in three planes: axial, sagittal, and coronal. A thorough appreciation of this anatomy is critical to obtaining…

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Humeral Shaft ORIF

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Nicholas J. Erdle*Dominic L. Van Nielen*Christopher S. Smith*MICHAEL J. GARDNERChristiaan N. Mamczak *The views expressed in this chapter are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official…

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Femoral Shaft Imaging

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Jean-Claude G. D’AlleyrandTheodore T. Manson Bony Anatomy The femoral diaphysis is straight in the AP plane, with an apex anterior bow in the sagittal plane and its epiphyses rotated with…

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Talus Fractures

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Tyler SnoapRobert R. Gorman IIIJason W. Roberts Bony Anatomy The talus has complex anatomy; over 60% of the bone is covered with articular cartilage. The talus articulates superiorly with the…

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Scapula Fractures

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Steven M. CherneyChristopher M. McAndrew Bony Anatomy The scapula is a mostly flat, roughly triangular-shaped bone that is suspended off the posterolateral chest wall through the acromioclavicular articulation. The scapular…

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Distal Humerus Fractures

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Dominic L. Van Nielen*Nicholas J. Erdle*Christopher S. Smith*Michael J. GardnerChristiaan N. Mamczak *The views expressed in this chapter are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official…

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