Tristan E McMillan

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For many years intramedullary nails have been a well accepted and successful method of diaphyseal fracture fixation. However, delayed and non unions with this technique do still occur and are associated with significant patient morbidity. The reason for this can be multi-factorial. We discuss a number of technical considerations to maximise fracture(More)
INTRODUCTION Intramedullary nails (IM nails) now include dedicated fibular nails for lateral malleolus fractures. This study reviewed nail versus plate for fixation of unstable ankle fractures. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis of published reports. RESULTS Four studies met the inclusion criteria, including 375 patients. Two included studies(More)
BACKGROUND Injury secondary to epileptic seizure is widely documented in the literature. In particular, uncontrolled muscular contractions generated during a seizure can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. CASE REPORT We present the case of a 16-year-old male who presented on two separate occasions after a tonic-clonic seizure with hip pain, an(More)
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