Which is the Best Alternative for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly? : A Meta-Analysis

Which is the Best Alternative for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly?: A Meta-Analysis Gao H, Liu Z, Xing D, Gong M. Which is the best alternative for displaced femoral neck fractures in the elderly?: A meta-analysis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jun;470(6):1782-91.   Abstract Background Treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures includes internal fixation and arthroplasty. However, whether arthroplasty or internal...

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The Global Plan to stop TB 2011-2015 – by WHO

"The Global Plan to stop TB 2011-2015" by WHO.   Click Here to Open Downloadable Version Use Facebook to Comment on this Post ...

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Management of Delayed Presentation of Lateral Condyle humerus fractures in Children

Lateral condyle humerus fractures in children have a special place in all trauma literature. Delayed presentations are seen sometimes and pose a difficult Decision Making Scenario. We a providing a review which might help in decision making in delayed presentation of Lateral condyle humerus fractures Definition Delayed presentation may be defined as untreated fractured of more than 4 weeks duration (some define it as 3 weeks). Since...

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Gustilo Anderson Classification Revisited

  Grading of Open fractures has seen periodical changes over time.  Variable outcomes among different patterns of open fractures with differing severities prompted the development of grading systems that classify them based on increasing severity of the associated soft tissue injuries.  Early attempts by Veliskakis [1] at grading open fractures were refined by Gustilo and Anderson in 1976 [2]. After reviewing their...

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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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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: [email protected] 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 Download (PDF, 264KB)Platelet Rich Plasma in...

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EBM Series: Single-bundle versus double-bundle reconstruction for anterior cruciate ligament rupture: a meta-analysis–does anatomy matter?

IORG Evidence Based Series: Single Bundle vs Double Bundle ACL reconstruction The question of which technique is better exists between double and single bundle ACL Reconstruction. Recent metanaalysis by Eck et al from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center tries to answer this question Single-bundle versus double-bundle reconstruction for anterior cruciate ligament rupture: a meta-analysis--does anatomy matter? Purpose : To determine...

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IORG Literature Update – 7th – 13th Nov 2011

IORG Literature Update –  7th – 13th Nov 2011

IORG Literature Update – 7th - 13th Nov 2011 IORG Spine Update Is transforaminal endoscopic discectomy better than open micodiscectomy? LINK - READ UPDATE    IORG Sports Medicine Update Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Strategies in Meniscus Lesions. Is there any future? LINK - READ UPDATE   IORG Paediatric Orthopaedic Update Supracondylar Humerus Fractures- Does remodeling of the bone affect the clinical outcome?...

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IORG Literature Update – 31st Oct – 6th Nov 2011

IORG Literature Update – 31st Oct – 6th Nov 2011

IORG Literature Update – 31st Oct - 6th Nov 2011 IORG Spine Update How Effective are Caudal Epidural injections in treatment of Lumbar disc herniation and radiculitis? LINK - READ UPDATE    IORG Sports Medicine Update Platelet-Rich Plasma Intra-Articular Injection Versus Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation as Treatments for Cartilage Pathology: From Early Degeneration to Osteoarthritis. LINK - READ UPDATE   IORG Paediatric...

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IORG Literature Update – 24th – 30th OCT

IORG Literature Update – 24th - 30th Oct 2011 IORG Spine Update 1. Is greater lumbar vertebral BMD associated with more disk degeneration? A study using µCT and discography. LINK - READ UPDATE    IORG Sports Medicine Update 1.Single bundle anterior cruciate reconstruction does not restore normal knee kinematics at six months: An upright MRI study. LINK - READ UPDATE    IORG Paediatric Orthopaedic Update 1.Effect of pressure...

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