Yemi Pearse

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BACKGROUND Clavicle fractures account for around 4% of all fractures and up to 44% of fractures of the shoulder girdle. Fractures of the middle third (or mid-shaft) account for approximately 80% of all clavicle fractures. Management of this group of fractures is often challenging and the outcome can be unsatisfactory. In particular it is not clear whether(More)
Iatrogenic vascular complications following intramedullary nailing of hip fractures is a rare occurrence. We describe a case report of injury to the profunda femoris artery due to a displaced lesser trochanteric fragment following ambulation. We discuss the mechanism of arterial injury and associated signs in addition to possible preventative strategies.
BACKGROUND There is an increasing trend for managing dorsally angulated distal radial fractures with locked volar plate fixation in fractures that may have previously been managed with percutaneous Kirschner wire (K-wire) fixation. There has been no prospective randomised trial comparing locked volar plate fixation with percutaneous K-wire fixation. In the(More)
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