Capitellum Fractures

Introduction Represent 1% of elbow fractures occur in coronal plane very little soft tissue attachment so they often displace Mechanism fall on outstretched hand Classification Bryan and Morrey classification Type I: (Hahn-Steinthal fracture) complete fracture of capitellum Type II: (Kocher-Lorenz fracture) Superficial osteochondral fracture fragment Type III comminuted McKee modification Type IV coronal...

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SCIWORAD

Introduction Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormalities (SCIWORA) has been classically described in pediatric cervical spine injuries. This acronym was coined by Pang and Wilberger in 1982 to denote presence of clinical findings (neurological deficit) in the setting of normal X Rays and Computerized Tomographic (CT) Scan. The advent of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has made it possible to accurately characterize the underlying...

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Scheuermann Kyphosis

Introduction Scheuermann disease is the most common cause of structural kyphosis in adolescents and can be a source of painful kyphosis in adults. Definition: Scheuermann kyphosis is a structural hyperkyphosis defined radiographically as anterior wedging of ≥5° of at least three consecutive vertebral bodies. Incidence -The disease occurs in 0.4% to 8.3% of the population. -incidence in men may be higher than that in women.2-5 -Although...

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Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure

History  Vacuum-assisted wound closure (VAC) was introduced by Argenta and Morykwas1   Introduction  VAC is wound management technique that  exposes the wound bed to mechanically induced negative pressure, thereby removing fluid from the extravascular space, improving circulation, and enhancing the proliferation of reparative granulation tissue.   Elements of the VAC System A VAC system consists of several essential elements – 1)...

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DECISION MAKING IN PERTHES DISEASE — Dr Alaric Aroojis

DECISION MAKING IN PERTHES DISEASE — Dr Alaric Aroojis

DECISION MAKING IN PERTHES DISEASE - Dr Alaric Aroojis Dr Alaric Aroojis MS (Ortho), D'Ortho, DNB (Ortho) Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Dr Alaric is a well known paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon all across the country. He is academically briliant and has delivered many lectures and conducted numerous workshops and symposiums. Team at Orthopaedic Research Group thank him for sharing his...

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Recent literature on Arthrography for Chronic Hip Pain- Labral Tears

Recent literature on Arthrography for Chronic Hip Pain- Labral Tears

Compiled by Dr Satyam Patel through Collaborative Authorship Program Labral tears , one of the most important cause of persistent hip pain and often misdiagnosed or undiagnosed condition due to less awareness of this problem. Labral detachments and tears are most common in atheletes or due to abnormal hip conditions..As it’s a soft tissue condition , it is difficult to appreciate on an xray and that one requires a good mri especially...

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Role of Steroids in Spinal Cord Injuries

Role of Steroids in Spinal Cord Injuries Dr Sanjay Shinde consultant ortho & spine surgeon, shankar hospital, Akola orthosanju@gmail.com Article Is written with help of Collaborative Authorship Programme Introduction: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating event that usually results in significant functional impairment for the patient.   Epidemiology      It is estimated that acute spinal cord injury affects some 40 per...

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Platelet Rich Plasma in Orthopaedics: A Review by Dr Vivek Mahajan

Platelet Rich Plasma in Orthopaedics: A Review by Dr Vivek Mahajan

  Dr Vivek Mahajan , Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore-575002, India e-mail: mvivek@hotmail.com Dr Vivek Mahajan has been involved in pioneearing work in PRP and has published reports in Literature. Below is an up-to-date review on current status of PRP in orthopaedics We thank Dr Vivek to provide us with this write up GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary...

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DNB Short Notes

DNB Short Notes

IORG proudly brings to you a collection of DNB Short notes. These notes are compiled by Dr Rajasekhar Rao  and Edited by IORG and we thank him immensly for giving it to us to make it available to all online audiance.. These are specially timed for writing Short notes in Orthopaedic Theory Exams   These short notes are based on standard texbooks, webpages and recent literature. We have compiled the information from varied sources to...

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DNB Orthopaedics Theory Papers

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