Femur Stress - Can You Take It?
Saagar Patel, MD, Areeb Masood, MD, Girija Rajakumar, MD, Pritish Bawa, MD, Haitham Awdeh, MD and Manickam Kumaravel, MD
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 07, 2019
Outline the biomechanics and pathophysiology of stress-induced injuries to the femur. Provide various imaging presentations of stress injuries of the femur including radiographs, computed tomography (CT), and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Understand treatment modalities, recognize complications and become proficient in avoiding pitfalls. This paper will discuss detailed macro and microanatomical features of the femur and associated soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, and cartilage. A revi...
Management Protocol of Infected Non-Union of Diaphyseal Forearm Fractures by Using External Fixation Over Intramedullary Nailing
Mohamed Ahmed AL Kersh, MD, Ahmed Said Ali, MD, Mahmoud A Mahran, MD, (MRCS UK) and Mostafa Ashoub, MD
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 31, 2019
The study cohort included fourteen male and seven female patients who presented to our hospital setting with an infected nonunion of the diaphysis of the radius or ulna. Every patient had a minimum of 2-year follow-up. The average patient age was 35.3 years (range 21-45). Thirteen patients had initially fractured both the radius and ulna. six patients had an isolated radius fractures, and two patients had fracture ulna alone. All patients underwent a protocol that combines aggressive surgical de...