Humerus Surgical Neck Fracture; Diagnosis, Treatment

Humerus Surgical Neck Fracture

Humerus Surgical Neck Fracture/Proximal humeral fractures are common, particularly in the elderly. Along with proximal femoral, distal radial, and vertebral-body fractures, they are a common type of osteoporotic fracture. Women are affected two to three times as often as men [rx]. Proximal humerus and humerus fractures account for 4% to 6% and 1% to 3% of all fractures respectively in Read More …

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Proximal Forearm Fractures, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Proximal Forearm Fractures

Proximal Forearm Fractures/Proximal ulna fractures account for 20% of all proximal forearm fractures.[rx There are many options available for the treatment of such fractures, such as cast immobilization, plate, and screw fixation, tension band wiring, and intramedullary screw fixation depending on the fracture pattern.[rx–rx] Undisplaced proximal ulna fracture with intact extensor mechanism can be treated with cast immobilization, while simple transverse fractures Read More …

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Olecranon Fracture; Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Olecranon Fracture

Olecranon Fracture/Proximal ulna fractures account for 20% of all proximal forearm fractures.[rx There are many options available for the treatment of such fractures, such as cast immobilization, plate, and screw fixation, tension band wiring and intramedullary screw fixation, depending on the fracture pattern.[rx–rx] Undisplaced proximal ulna fracture with intact extensor mechanism can be treated with cast immobilization, while simple transverse fractures are Read More …

Ulna Neck Fracture; Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Ulna Neck Fracture/Proximal ulna fractures account for 20% of all proximal forearm fractures.[rx There are many options available for the treatment of such fractures, such as cast immobilization, plate, and screw fixation, tension band wiring and intramedullary screw fixation, depending on the fracture pattern.[rx–rx] Undisplaced proximal ulna fracture with intact extensor mechanism can be treated with cast immobilization, while simple transverse fractures Read More …

Proximal Ulna Fractures, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Proximal ulna fractures account for 20% of all proximal forearm fractures.[rx There are many options available for the treatment of such fractures, such as cast immobilization, plate, and screw fixation, tension band wiring and intramedullary screw fixation, depending on the fracture pattern.[rx–rx] Undisplaced proximal ulna fracture with intact extensor mechanism can be treated with cast immobilization, while simple transverse fractures are best Read More …

Humerus Upper End Fracture; Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Humerus Upper End Fracture

Humerus Upper End Fracture/Proximal humeral fractures are common, particularly in the elderly. Along with proximal femoral, distal radial, and vertebral-body fractures, they are a common type of osteoporotic fracture. Women are affected two to three times as often as men [rx]. Proximal humerus and humerus fractures account for 4% to 6% and 1% to 3% of all fractures respectively in Read More …