Other orthopaedic complications

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6 Other orthopaedic complications MARGARET M. McQUEEN, ROGER M. ATKINS AND PETER V. GIANNOUDIS Acute compartment syndrome in the elderly References Complex regional pain syndrome in the elderly References Aseptic…

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Foot fractures

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43 Foot fractures DOLFI HERSCOVICI, JR. AND JULIA M. SCADUTO Introduction Epidemiology Talus Calcaneus Navicular Cuboid Cuneiforms Metatarsals and lisfranc injuries Phalanges References INTRODUCTION One often pictures elderly patients sustaining…

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Extracapsular proximal femur fractures

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35 Extracapsular proximal femur fractures PAUL M. LAFFERTY Intertrochanteric fractures Subtrochanteric fractures References INTERTROCHANTERIC FRACTURES Introduction Hip fractures are associated with mortality, impaired function and decreased quality of life. The…

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Cervical spine fractures

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30 Cervical spine fractures PAUL A. ANDERSON Introduction Epidemiology Complexity of geriatric fractures Assessment of the geriatric cervical spine Classification of injury General principles of non-operative treatment Principles of surgical…

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Falls

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12 Falls ODDOM DEMONTIERO, DEREK BOERSMA AND GUSTAVO DUQUE Introduction Definition of falls Epidemiology of falls Epidemiology of injurious falls Causes/risk factors Consequences of falls Evaluation of the elderly individual…

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Phalangeal fractures and dislocations

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29 Phalangeal fractures and dislocations GUANG YANG, EVAN P. McGLINN AND KEVIN C. CHUNG Introduction Epidemiology Anatomy Treatment considerations for elderly patients Phalangeal fractures Dislocations in the digits Conclusions References…

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Metacarpal fractures

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28 Metacarpal fractures MARK HENRY Introduction Epidemiology Classification Treatment Complications Summary References INTRODUCTION Elderly patients with metacarpal fractures have thinner cortices and a higher likelihood of fixation failure. On the…

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Scapular fractures

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18 Scapular fractures JAN BARTONÍČEK Introduction Epidemiology Anatomy Injury mechanism and associated injuries Diagnostics Classification of scapular fractures Treatment Complications Conclusion Acknowledgement References INTRODUCTION Unlike most other fractures in the…

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Humeral diaphyseal fractures

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22 Humeral diaphyseal fractures AMY S. WASTERLAIN AND KENNETH A. EGOL Introduction Anatomy Epidemiology Evaluation and classification Non-operative treatment Operative treatment Special considerations Complications References INTRODUCTION The incidence of diaphyseal…

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Thoracolumbar and sacral fractures

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31 Thoracolumbar and sacral fractures S. RAJASEKARAN, RISHI MUGESH KANNA, AJOY PRASAD SHETTY AND ANUPAMA MAHESH Thoracolumbar fractures Osteoporotic vertebral fractures Traumatic thoracolumbar injuries Sacral fractures References THORACOLUMBAR FRACTURES Introduction…

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