"The defense did a good job, but at the end of the day, the jury was moved by the testimony of the doctors and saw that the wedge fracture
was in fact there."
This fracture pattern is often referred to as a "butterfly fracture" or "wedge fracture
." The apex of the wedge segment is positioned toward the side of the bone that experienced tension, and impact direction can be inferred based on the location and orientation of the wedge.
The aim of the study was to see the effectiveness of locking compression plate (LCP) in wedge fracture
of diaphysis of radius and ulna in adults.
In fact, someone who has an actual dowager's hump likely has a slight fracture in their spine, which is sometimes called a "wedge fracture
O'Toole, conditional rider for Micky Hammond, said: "I was hoping they'd tell me it was a wedge fracture
, which is just a bit across the vertebra, but it's a burst fracture, which means it goes the whole way along.
The most common type of VCF was a wedge fracture
. Mean vertebral body collapse was 27% (95% CI: 21% to 33%).
She suffered a serious wedge fracture
to her spine that required surgery to insert metal rods and plates.
"This is different from the anterior wedge fracture
that occurs most commonly in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis," noted Dr.
Chris suffered a crushed vertebrate and a wedge fracture
of the lumbar spine during the dramatic fall on Sunday morning - but is amazingly already starting to walk again.
Flexion trauma often results in a wedge fracture
of the vertebral body without ligamentous disruption.
In tubular structures like bone, a "butterfly" or wedge fracture
pattern sometimes results, and is a commonly referenced pattern in skeletal trauma analysis studies (e.g., Christensen & Smith 2013; Daegling et al.
Hamdan Al Maktoum's second jockey, who last year rode his first Group 1 winner on Muhaarar in the Commonwealth Cup at the royal meeting, has a wedge fracture
that is expected to keep him out for at least a month.