Milana Blakemore

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Twenty-one cases of non-union of the isolated fracture of the shaft of the ulna were reviewed. The factors which have been shown to predispose to non-union include the site of the fracture, its initial displacement, comminution, the presence of multiple injuries and early mobilization. The use of rigid fixation and the delay of one week in operation reduced(More)
The radiographs of 153 children suffering from Perthes' disease of one hip were studied to examine the bony outline of the femoral capital epiphysis in the unaffected hip. In 48.4 per cent of patients irregularity of the surface, flattening or dimpling, were noted; in the majority of instances (37.2 per cent) these changes were present in the initial(More)
An analysis of the accuracy of the operators' assessments of the hold of bone screws is reported. These assessments of screw hold were compared with measurements from pullout testing. Four operators, encompassing a range of experiences in terms of screw insertion, prepared the pilot holes, and inserted a number of screws, assigning each with a score from 0(More)
The trochlear epiphysis is subject to an osteochondritic process which has a natural history similar to that affecting other sites. This report deals with three patients in whom radiological signs of fragmentation, fissuring, and increased density of the ossific nucleus occurred in conjunction with mild symptoms which gradually resolved within 1 year to 18(More)