shaft fracture

shaft fracture

A fracture of long bone in which the fracture line passes through or across the shaft.
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Radiographs were reviewed from 1234 of the 1271 women who had a subtrochanteric or shaft fracture.
When compared with women who had used bisphosphonates transiently during the study period (less than 100 days in total), women who used the medication for 5 years or longer had an increased risk of subtrochanteric or femoral shaft fracture, the authors concluded.
Patients in this study had all sustained a tibial shaft fracture that subsequently showed inadequate progress toward healing and were randomized to receive either a functional or non-functional device.
Interlocking fixation has become increasingly popular for femoral and tibial shaft fracture treatment.
Serum osteocalcin, total and bone-specific alkaline phosphatase following isolated tibial shaft fracture.
Intraoperative complications associated with the use of a stem include humeral shaft fracture during preparation, insertion, or removal; difficulty removing a well-fixed stem either because of aggressive coating or because of cement fixation during revision surgery necessitating humeral shaft osteotomy; and malalignment of the metadiaphyseal portion of the humerus requiring tuberosity osteotomy in cases of post-traumatic deformity.
Our cases illustrate the spectrum of, and variety in, femur fractures that can occur as a result of abuse: 2 metaphyseal, 1 transverse shaft fracture, 1 oblique shaft fracture, and 1 'bucket-handle' fracture.
She sustained a closed Bado type I Monteggia dislocation with proximal ulnar shaft fracture and radial head dislocation with intact radial nerve function (Fig.
We investigated 14 patients with a traumatic crural (n = 13) or femoral (n = 1) shaft fracture (Table 1).
He was treated with skeletal femoral traction and subsequent revision of the femoral stem using a Stryker Restoration Modular Stem and open reduction internal fixation of the femoral shaft fracture with a large fragment periprosthetic locking plate and tension cables (Synthes, Paoli, PA) (Fig.
Incidence of intramedullary nail removal after femoral shaft fracture healing.