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Does the CT improve inter- and intra-observer agreement for the AO, Fernandez and Universal classification systems for distal radius fractures?
INTRODUCTION: Distal radius fractures are very common upper limb injuries irrespective of the patient's age. The aim of our study is to evaluate the reliability of the three systems that are often used for their classification ...
A review of tertiary survey and its impact
Trauma is the cause of a large socio-economic burden. A trauma system approach to the care of trauma patients is required to reduce morbidity and mortality. As not all injuries are detected by primary and secondary surveys, ...
Polarus nail fixation for proximal humeral fractures.
PURPOSE: To report the outcomes of Polarus nail fixation for displaced proximal humeral fractures. METHODS: Medical records of 19 men and 27 women aged 26 to 84 (mean, 63) years who underwent fixation using a standard ...
Review of snowboarding injuries
Snowboarding is a popular sport and can lead not only to various injuries including wrist fracture, closed head injury and acromioclavicular injuries but also to others such as scaphoid fracture or ulna collateral ligament ...
Trevor's Disease: A Literature Review regarding Classification, Treatment, and Prognosis apropos of a Case.
BACKGROUND: Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH) is rare and its main characteristic is osteochondromas of the epiphysis of long bones. METHODS: We report a case of DEH of the ankle in an 8-year-old boy that was resected ...
Plate on plate osteosynthesis for the treatment of nonhealed periplate fractures.
The purpose of this paper is to present our technique for the treatment of periplate fractures. METHODS: From 2009 to 2012 we treated three patients. In all cases the existing plate was left and the new one placed over ...