Miguel Torres-Torres

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare the complications of the trochanteric gamma nail (TGN) and the Gamma3 Nail (G3), focusing on cutout failure. DESIGN Retrospective comparative cohort analysis. SETTING Level II Teaching Trauma Center academic trauma center. PATIENTS/METHODS Two hundred eighteen trochanteric fractures with a mean follow-up(More)
Only four cases of triplane distal radius fracture have been described in the literature. We report the first that has been treated with open reduction and internal fixation. A 15-year-old boy sustained a triplane fracture of the distal radius. After an unsuccessful attempt at closed reduction, open reduction and internal fixation were performed. Six months(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the exposure of two Orthopaedic Surgeons to ionizing radiations in their daily work, and to review the main national and international recommendations on this subject. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on the surgical treatments that use fluoroscopy performed by two Orthopaedic Surgeons during a one year period.(More)
INTRODUCTION The treatment of subtrochanteric fractures in the elderly remains technically challenging, due to instability and osteoporosis, with high reoperation rates. Even if intramedullary nailing is the most reliable treatment, reduction is difficult and cerclage wiring remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate 26 consecutive(More)
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