Items tagged “orthopaedics”
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Heterotopic ossification (post amputation)
Published 25 Jun 2015
There are many types of talar dislocation given its multiple articulations: tibiotalar dislocation subtalar dislocation total talar dislocation talonavicular dislocation Chopart fracture-dislocation
K wires (Kirschner wires) are a type of stabilization wire/pin used in orthopedic surgery. They are pointed stainless steel wires that can be used in multiple roles during internal fixation: as a temporary measure before more definitive fixation thin wires are especially useful for smaller bon...
Supracondylar fracture with Steinmann pins
Published 26 Jun 2015
Talus fracture: longitudinal horizontal split
Published 18 Jul 2015
Anterolateral ligament of the knee
The anterolateral ligament of the knee (ALL) is a ligament that is thought to aid with rotational stability of the knee joint. Some think that its presence (or reconstruction) may result in better outcomes from ACL stabilisation surgery 2. The ligament has also been implied in Segond fractures 3...
Longitudinal epiphyseal bracket
Published 05 Nov 2015
Proximal femoral fractures (summary)
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Proximal femoral fractures are a heterogeneous group of fractures that occur in and around the hip. The commonest type of fracture in this region is the femoral neck fracture. They can occur anywhere between the joint surf...
Musculoskeletal radiology curriculum (student)
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists The medical student musculoskeletal radiology curriculum represents a core set of common pathologies and presentations that are key to understand during any orthopedic attachment in medical school.
Arthrofibrosis is a complication of injury or trauma to a joint. It can also be iatrogenic e.g. post knee surgeries. It consists of excessive scar tissue formation within the joint capsule, resulting in pain, stiffness, and swelling, that are greater than expected in the given clinical scenario....
Hip resurfacing arthroplasty
Hip resurfacing arthroplasties are a type of joint replacement which may be used in the treatment of active patients with end-stage pathology of the hip joint. The major difference as compared to conventional hip arthroplasty is that resurfacing arthroplasties have femoral components with large...
Shoulder arthroplasty (overview)
Shoulder arthroplasties are a common procedure, being third in joint replacements after knees and hips, and are used to treat a number of conditions, although the most common indication is osteoarthritis 1. There are a number of types of shoulder arthroplasties: anatomic total shoulder arthropl...