The Chertsey Ilizarov Course

The Chertsey Ilizarov CourseTitle:The Chertsey Ilizarov CourseDates:From: 16 Jan 2012 to: 16 Jan 2012Location:Education Centre, Ashford Hospital, MiddlesexSponsoring Organization:OrthosolutionsType of course:WorkshopContact:Samantha LambTelephone:01932723212Email:samantha.lamb@asph.nhs.ukWebsite:http://trustnet/docsdata/ortho/Chertsey%202012.pdfSpecialty:TraumaDescription:Ring Fixator: Indication and Techniques on saw bones Very high participant to faculty ratiohttp://www.jbjs.org.uk/education/courses/course-details?courseId=309

General Concepts in Orthopaedic Surgery videos (After AO Foundation)

General Concepts in Orthopaedic Surgery videos (After AO Foundation)Folks,Here's a good collection of Orthopaedic Surgery videos on youtube, for general concepts and surgical videos-http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA149B06BECE25BB4&feature=plcpsnippets-Mistakes:Type B Malleolar FractureAO Foundation-Lag Screwmore on :http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA149B06BECE25BB4&feature=plcp

Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Osteoarthritis

Introduction Symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) is the most frequent cause of dependency in lower limb tasks with substantial physical and psychosocial disability, reduced quality of life and substantial health care costs.1Currently, there are no effective disease-modifying remedies for OA. Complementary and alternative medicine therapies have been heavily advertised and increasing numbers of chronic pain patients report utilizing … Continue reading Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Osteoarthritis

Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Third Tibial Fractures: Techniques to Improve Reduction

Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Third Tibial Fractures: Techniques to Improve Reductionhttp://s7.addthis.com/js/250/addthis_widget.js#username=doctorhodaby David J. Hak, MD, MBAObtaining and maintaining an acceptable reduction of proximal third tibial fractures can be problematic. Deforming forces acting on the proximal fragment and the spaciousness of the intramedullary canal at this level contribute to this challenge during intramedullary nailing. Several surgical … Continue reading Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Third Tibial Fractures: Techniques to Improve Reduction

Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniques

Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniquesby T. Ty Fowler, MD; Kevin J. Pugh, MD; Alan S. Litsky, MD, ScD; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Bruce G. French, MDDOI: 10.3928/01477447-20110627-09AbstractFracture fixation of the medial malleolus in rotationally unstable ankle fractures typically results in healing with current fixation methods. However, when failure occurs, pullout of … Continue reading Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniques

Compound multifragmentary tibia # with infected enders nail

Compound multifragmentary tibia # with infected enders nailmultifragmentary compound tibia #, tight stiched lower leg wound operated by someone (how could someone nail in such a bad wound) 10 days back, multiple flexible nail with ss wire applied, i was called to nail ipsilateral femur fracture, I removed all dead necrosed black skin removed stiches, … Continue reading Compound multifragmentary tibia # with infected enders nail

A technique to remove a jammed locking screw from a locking plate

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Feb;469(2):613-6. Epub 2010 Aug 11. http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js http://s7.addthis.com/js/250/addthis_widget.js#username=doctorhodaCase report: A technique to remove a jammed locking screw from a locking plate.Kumar G, Dunlop C.Department of Orthopaedics, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK. gunasekarankumar@hotmail.comAbstractBACKGROUND: Locking titanium plates revolutionized the treatment of osteoporotic and metaphyseal fractures of long bones. However as with any innovation, with … Continue reading A technique to remove a jammed locking screw from a locking plate