shaft fracture

shaft fracture

A fracture of long bone in which the fracture line passes through or across the shaft.
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John Ferguson et al noted more than 2 cm shortening in 4 children after Spica treatment of paediatric femoral shaft fracture. [6]
The second type is shaft fracture that generally occurs in high-speed MVA or falls from a height.
Comparison of titanium elastic nails versus Thomas splint traction for treatment of pediatric femur shaft fracture. J Pak Med Assoc.
All patients were followed for at least nine month and outcome of dynamization was observed in delayed union of femoral shaft fracture after intramedullary interlocking nailing.
Among the topics are humeral shaft fracture: open reduction and internal fixation, open carpal tunnel release, hip fracture: hemiarthroplasty, intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures, hammer toe correction, and clubfoot surgery: posterior medial-lateral release.
Caption: Figure 1: (a) AP radiographs of a patient with atypical femoral shaft fracture (b) treated with an intramedullary nail and intraoperative peri-implant fracture occurred.
Cerbasi et al., "Why a surgically treated humeral shaft fracture became a nonunion: review of 11 years in two trauma centers," Musculoskeletal Surgery, vol.
He was found to have a closed and neurovascularly intact transverse femoral shaft fracture without ecchymosis, skin changes, or open wounds.
[26] also found that for simple femoral shaft fracture, maximum stress on the locking plate and screw gradually decreased with outward movement of the innermost screw.
After Institutional Review Board approval (SMC IRB number 2014-11-089), from chart review, we used a case-control design to determine if women with a BPs-associated AFSF have different femoral geometrical parameters than fracture location-, age-, gender-, and ethnicity-matched controls with typical femoral shaft fracture. AFSF group consisted of female patients aged 50 or over referred to Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, and had been diagnosed with BPs-associated AFSF between June 1st, 2009, and January 31st, 2017.
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.