TITLE

Supplementary transverse wire fixation through cuneiforms and cuboid in combination with a screw for the comminuted tarsal navicular fractures

AUTHOR(S)
Kimura, Kazumasa; Adachi, Hideo; Ogawa, Masaaki; Sakamoto, Hideo
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jul2002, Vol. 122 Issue 7, p410
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An isolated fracture dislocation of the body of the tarsal navicular is an unusual injury; a displaced one is difficult to treat, and a comminuted one poses a further therapeutic problem. Previously, several authors have described various options with additional fixation across the cuneonavicular joint through a tarsal navicular. However, in the comminuted tarsal navicular fracture, the question arises regarding the efficacy of the wires through the comminuted fracture fragments to maintain satisfactory reduction. The technique that several authors have described is impractical for the treatment of a severe comminuted tarsal navicular fracture. We present two cases of a comminuted fracture treated with open reduction and internal fixation with supplementary wire fixation through cuneiforms and cuboid as an ancillary method. This method proved to be satisfactory for the treatment of a comminuted fracture of the body of the navicular.
ACCESSION #
16116624

 

Related Articles

  • Pott's fracture.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1747 

    The article presents a definition for the term "Pott's fracture," which refers to fracture of the lower end of the fibula and medial malleolus of the tibia, with dislocation of the foot outward and backward.

  • PERONEUS LONGUS TENDON OBSTRUCTING REDUCTION OF CUBOID DISLOCATION. Dobbs, Matthew B.; Crawford, Haemish; Saltzman, Charles // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 9, p1387 

    Presents two cases of dislocation of the cuboid, a rare condition that usually reduces spontaneously. Blocked reduction due to entrapment of the peroneus longus tendon; History of the cases; Clinical findings.

  • Neurologically Intact Fracture-Dislocations of the Thoracolumbar Spine. Öğün, Tunç Cevat; Özdemir, Mustafa; Arazi, Mehmet; Kapicioğlu, M. I. Safa; Kutlu, Abdurrahman // Journal of Musculoskeletal Research;Mar2001, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p53 

    Purpose: In this study, we presented ten neurologically intact fracture-dislocations of the thoracolumbar spine which are extremely rare, and reported the results of treatment. Methods: Ten fracture-dislocations of the thoracolumbar spine were treated in a period of nine years. Surgical...

  • Fracture fixation in patients having multiple injuries. O'Brien, Peter J. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Apr2003, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p124 

    The concept of early surgical stabilization of long-bone fractures in patients with multiple injuries became firmly established in the 1970s and 1980s. During the 1990s questions were raised about the early total care of all long-bone fractures in these patients. In particular, it was pointed...

  • Acute haemostatic changes in accidentally traumatised dogs.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/2/2005, Vol. 156 Issue 14, p446 

    Reports on the measurement of components of the hemostatic system in 30 dogs within 24 hours having suffered bone fractures, or thoracic and/or abdominal trauma.

  • Human Locomotion: The Conservative Management of Gait-related Disorders. Forcum, Ted // Journal of the American Chiropractic Association;Mar/Apr2012, p34 

    No abstract available.

  • Transcondylar traction as a closed reduction technique in vertically unstable pelvic ring disruption. M. Thaunat; F. Laude; P. Paillard; G. Saillant; Y. Catonné // International Orthopaedics;Feb2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p7 

    Abstract  Little information is provided in the literature describing an efficient reduction technique for pelvic ring disruption. The aim of this study is to assess the use of the transcondylar traction as a closed reduction technique for vertically unstable...

  • Active functional restoration and work hardening program returns patient with 2 1/2-year-old elbow fracture-dislocation to work after 6 months: a case report. Tepermen, Lorne J. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p22 

    Presents a case of an individual that sustained a radial head fracture and dislocation following a motor vehicle accident. Discussion on rehabilitation protocols involving work hardening and active functional restoration; Physical examination of the elbow; Importance of effective management and...

  • radiologic case study.  // Orthopedics;Sep2004, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p880 

    Presents a radiologic case of a patient who presented with right hip pain after falling of a horse and the diagnosis of a pipkin type II fracture of the right femoral head. Classifications of femoral head fractures; Background cases of femoral fracture-dislocations; Complications in the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics