A. Darder-Prats

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We treated 22 patients with mallet finger fractures involving more than one-third of the articular surface by the extension-block K-wire technique. There were 18 men and four women with a mean age of 23 years (range, 14-34). The Wehbé and Schneider method was used to classify the fractures and the results were graded according to Crawford's criteria. All(More)
Thirty-nine open unstable tibial shaft fractures were treated with a nonreamed flexible locked intramedullary nail between 1992 and 1995. There were 23 Grade I, 12 Grade II, three Grade IIIA, and one Grade IIIB fractures. The average time of followup assessment was 24 months. The average time to fracture union was 24 weeks. Complications were related in(More)
We report a case of a 61 year old man who had a history of 4 years right leg pain. Clinical and radiological examination and MRI revealed a soft tissue mass in the popliteal fossa. A neurilemoma of the tibial nerve was confirmed after removal of the tumor and histological examination. To our knowledge this is the first case of a neurilemoma located in the(More)
We have reviewed 29 cases of very unstable diaphyseal fractures of the femur in children and adolescents treated by Kuntscher nailing. Follow up was for at least 5 years, and in most cases until after the end of growth. There were no post-operative complications, and the mean overgrowth of the femur was 7.06 mm. There was growth disturbance of the proximal(More)
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