Kienböck Disease

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Kienböck Disease

Kienböck disease, or osteonecrosis of the lunate, most often affects patients between the ages of 20 and 40 years. There are 4 major stages of the disease, and treatment is…

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Carpal Instability of the Wrist

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The scaphoid is stabilized by the scapholunate ligament (directly) and lunotriquetral ligament (indirectly). Disruption of either of these ligaments leads to a pattern of instability that, left untreated, leads to…

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Upper Extremity

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Asif M. Ilyas, MD, Editor In this issue of the Orthopedic Clinics of North America , we present several interesting articles in the Upper Extremity section reviewing common shoulder and…

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Management of Open Wounds

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The management of complex wounds remains a challenge, and although there have been many promising advances, patients often undergo a morbid and lengthy process to obtain sufficient, satisfactory healing. Sarcoma…

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Perthes Disease

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Perthes disease refers to self-limiting idiopathic avascular necrosis of capital femoral epiphysis in a child. There is no consensus for the optimum treatment of Perthes disease even 100 years after the…

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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: What’s New?

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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a common hip disorder among adolescents, whereby the epiphysis is displaced posteriorly and inferiorly to the metaphysis. Treatment modalities aim to stabilize the epiphysis,…

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