Thursday, May 6, 2010
VIC- volkmans ischemic contracture
VIC - Result of several different degrees of tissue injury .
When established compartment syndrome is untreated or inadequately treated----intracompartmental pressure continously increase---irreversible tissue ischemia.
Excellent case discussion forum about fracture neck of femur of a lady 60 yrs old, valgus impacted #.. discussion about CCS vs hemiarthroplasty goes on...
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-1. Enumerate reasons as why fracture neck of femur has high incidence of non union
2. What is Garden's alignment index?
3. What is the role of Pauwel's classification in deciding optimum implant for management?
4. Cemented Vs Uncemented?
5. THA or hemiarthroplasty in patients above 60 years?
6. Concept of physiological age.7. Is bipolar better than unipolar?
Bone Graft substitutes updates
Aesculap Implant Systems launches new demineralized bone matrix
ProSpace DBM-D is a demineralized bone matrix available in two forms, “flowable” paste or “moldable” putty....
Using rh-BMP-2 may not guarantee fusion in all cases
A large consecutive case series of multilevel fusions treated with recombinant human bone morphogenetic-2 yielded a 10.2% pseudarthrosis rate at 6 months.....
Growing array of bone graft substitutes now available in the United States
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Keywords : Bony trabeculae, Adam’s arch, U-shaped gutter, Ward’s triangle, Shenton’s line, Calcar femorale
Orthopaedic Principles - forums - Board index - Postgraduates - DNB theory question discussion - Fracture Neck of Femur
This classification occasionally used in patients with intracapsular hip fractures is the Singh index.