shaft fracture

shaft fracture

A fracture of long bone in which the fracture line passes through or across the shaft.
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Elastic stable intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fracture in children.
Twenty four patients had open tibial shaft fracture which has major physical, psychological and financial impact on patient life.
Risk factors for femoral nonunion after femoral shaft fracture.
Profunda femoris artery pseudoaneurysm following revision for femoral shaft fracture nonunion.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Radiographs showing the anteroposterior and lateral views of tibial shaft fracture.
Clinical examination, laboratory, radiographic and computed tomography findings indicated the following injuries: multiple lacero-contusions of body, seven fractured teeth, commotion syndrome, the right femur shaft fracture, segmental open fractures of the right (Gustillo-Anderson grade I) and the left (Gustillo-Anderson grade II) lower leg (Figure 1), liver rupture, gallbladder hematoma, intra-abdominal bleeding.
BisphosphonateS have been implicated in atrial fibrillation, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and atypical femur shaft fracture after extended use.
Fort y four consecutive patients with femoral shaft fracture fulfilling the inclusion criteria were managed with closed antegrade interlocking nail.
Intramedullary nails have added advantages over plating in these cases, like restoration of anatomical length and alignment of comminuted fractures, biological fixation resulting in high union rates, strength for femoral shaft fracture in all three planes of loading - bending, compression, and torsion, early joint mobilisation, early muscle rehabilitation, shortened hospital stay, reduces the incidence of complications like infection, cortical osteopenia, mal-union, and non-union.
Radiographs were reviewed from 1234 of the 1271 women who had a subtrochanteric or shaft fracture.
The basic objective of the study was to provide guidelines to the veterinary surgeon as to which treatment regime should be under taken while treating mid shaft fracture of the shin bone in valuable animals where quality is more important to the owner than quantity.
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.