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OBJECTIVES We evaluated surgical indications and radiologic features of elbow fracture-dislocations in children and adolescents. METHODS Thirteen patients (12 boys, 1 girl; mean age 13 years; range 6 to 17 years) with elbow fracture-dislocations were treated surgically. Coexisting fractures included medial epicondyle fractures (n=5), medial and lateral(More)
A young man experienced bilateral anterior dislocation of the shoulders while doing seated behind-the-neck military presses. When improperly performed, military presses can cause injury because the shoulder muscles may be unable to support the weight being lifted. To improve form, avoid injury, and maximize gain from workouts, beginning weight lifters and(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the results of treatment of adult femoral fractures treated by intramedullary nails. METHODS Sixty-two patients (15 females, 48 males; mean age 29 years; range 16 to 62 years) with 64 femoral fractures were treated by intramedullary nailing. Eighty-three percent of the fractures was closed and 17% was open. According to the(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the long-term functional and radiographic results of patients who underwent extensive soft tissue dissection for the treatment of congenital clubfoot. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated 47 feet of 30 patients (6 girls, 24 boys; mean age 9.8 months) who underwent extensive surgical dissection for congenital clubfoot. Involvement(More)
Simultaneous dorsal dislocation of both interphalangeal joints in one finger is an uncommon injury. This injury usually occurs on the ulnar side of the hand involving ring and little fingers. We report a case of simultaneous dislocation of both interphalangeal joints in the middle finger with small avulsion fractures. Closed reduction and splinting in(More)
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