Puneet Monga

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Management of syndesmotic injuries of the ankle remains controversial. A postal questionnaire was administered to 310 Orthopaedic consultants in the United Kingdom to explore these issues. One hundred and ninety seven (63.55%) replies were received. A large number of surgeons use intra-operative hook test as an aid to assess syndesmotic stability (68.8%). A(More)
Children's forearm fractures treated in plaster after closed reduction can redisplace and require remanipulation. A retrospective review of 164 consecutive manipulations of fractures of radius and ulna in theatre over a 3-year period was carried out. After various exclusions, 114 patients entered the study. The overall rate of remanipulation was 14.04% (16(More)
Limb lengthening using external fixation may be associated with problems such as pin-track infections, poor patient acceptance, muscle transfixation, secondary axial deformity and re-fractures. Intramedullary lengthening nails have been designed to address these issues. We present our results for femoral limb lengthening in adults managed by intramedullary(More)
PURPOSE To assess results of closed reduction and external fixation for displaced proximal humeral fractures. METHODS 18 men and 2 women aged 18 to 60 (mean, 38) years underwent closed reduction and external fixation using a standard AO fixator for displaced fractures of the proximal humerus. Injury mechanisms were road traffic accident (n=15) and fall(More)
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