open reduction of fractures

(redirected from Open reduction and internal fixation)

o·pen re·duc·tion of frac·tures

reduction by manipulation of bone, after surgical exposure of the site of the fracture.

o·pen re·duc·tion of frac·tures

(ō'pĕn rĕ-duk'shŭn frak'shŭrz)
Reduction by manipulation of bone, after incision in skin and muscle over the site of the fracture.

open reduction of fractures

The treatment of bone fractures by the use of surgery to place the bones in their proper position.
See also: reduction
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However, conventional open reduction and internal fixation carries a high complication rate, and the resultant fracture stability is often not sufficient to permit postoperative weightbearing.
Many methods have been proposed ranging from closed reduction and plaster cast immobilization to percutaneous pinning and even open reduction and internal fixation with Kirschner wire fixation.
Flatow EL, Cuomo F, Maday MG, Miller SR, McIlveen SJ, Bigliani LU: Open reduction and internal fixation of two-part displaced fractures of the greater tuberosity of the proximal part of the humerus.
But many methods have been proposed for the treatment of displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children, such as Closed Reduction and Plaster of Paris slab application, Skin Traction, Overhead skeletal traction, Open reduction and Internal fixation and Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pin Fixation.
19) Surgical insult of the soft tissue envelope and direct manipulation of the fracture fragments with disruption of the consolidating callous further increase this risk and avascular necrosis may be as high as 37% following open reduction and internal fixation.
On the other hand, the traditional form of open reduction and internal fixation has a incidence of soft tissue problems.
The treatments of interest included closed reduction and casting, closed or open reduction and external fixation, open reduction and internal fixation, closed reduction and percutaneous pinning, a combination of the above, and/or the use of supplemental bone graft.
Outcome following open reduction and internal fixation of open pilon fractures.
Our initial experience with complex fractures was unsatisfactory with open reduction and internal fixation.
10) Rush etal, Schumr, and many others described open reduction and internal fixation of the distal radius unstable intraarticular fractures.
Today, treatment alternatives include, open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) and immediate total hip arthroplasty (THA) or conservative treatment with traction or bed rest followed by subsequent THA as needed.
Timing of surgery lasted around 1 to 1 % hours, open reduction and internal fixation of the malleolar fractures were performed by tension band wiring, malleolar screw, K-wire fixation or semitubular plating with screws.