Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. June Learn how and when to remove this template message Open Reduction Internal Fixation ORIF involves the implementation of implants to guide the healing process of a bone, as well as the open reduction, or setting, of the bone. Open reduction refers to open surgery to set bonesas is necessary for some fractures.
This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis MIPO technique is reported as a satisfactory procedure for the treatment of humeral shaft fractures by the anterior approach by several authors.
However, none of the published reports had a significant follow-up nor have they reported patient outcomes.
We evaluated the clinical, radiographic, and functional outcome over a minimum follow-up of 2 years using the same MIPO technique to humeral shaft fracture. All cases were treated with closed indirect reduction and locking plate fixation using the MIPO technique. The surgery time, radiation exposure, and time for union was noted.
The shoulder and elbow function was assessed using the UCLA shoulder and Mayo elbow performance scores, respectively. Of the 32 patients in the study, 19 were males and 13 were females.
The mean age was 39 years range: Twenty-seven of the thirty-two patients We had eight cases of C2 type; five cases of C1 and A2 type; four cases of B2 type; three cases each of B3, B1, and A1 type; and one case of A3 type of fracture. The mean surgical time was The mean radiological fracture union time was Shoulder function was excellent in 27 cases Elbow function was excellent in 26 cases MIPO of the humerus gives good functional and cosmetic results and should be considered one of the management options in the treatment of humeral diaphyseal fractures.
Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis, diaphyseal fracture, humerus INTRODUCTION The conflict between the need for absolute anatomical reduction and, at the same time, the desire for soft tissue preservation has been going on for a long time. Not just solid healing, but immediate and continuous function of the limb is now a leading goal.
However, precise reduction and absolute stable fixation has its biological price. The minimally invasive plate osteosyntesis MIPO of humerus shaft fracture has shown promising results recently.
The cases were followed up for a minimum period of 2 years. All patients were operated by the same surgeon AK. This study was approved by the Institutional Ethical Committee.
The inclusion criterion was displaced diaphyseal fracture of humerus between 21 and 75 years and who consented to participate in the study. The operative procedure was performed within 5 days of the injury. A routine preoperative clinical evaluation of the affected arm was carried out noting the swelling, abrasions, contusion, puckering of skin and distal neurovascular deficit, including the status of the radial nerve.
These radiographs were also used to template the appropriate length of implant and planning the number and position of screws and their order of insertion.application of minimally invasive fracture surgery.
In the last issue of AO Dialogue, there was an excellent review about intramedullary nailing and its expanded indications. Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) technique is reported as a satisfactory procedure for the treatment of humeral shaft fractures by the anterior approach by several authors.
However, none of the published reports had a significant follow-up nor have they reported patient outcomes. We.
Internal fixation is an operation in orthopedics that involves the surgical implementation of implants for the purpose of repairing a bone, a concept that dates to the mid-nineteenth century and was made applicable for routine treatment in the mid-twentieth century.
An internal fixator may be made of stainless steel or titanium.. Types of internal fixators include. Livani B, Belangero W () Bridging plate osteosynthesis of humeral shaft fractures. Injury; – 6.
Livani B, Belangero WD, Castro de Medeiros R () Fractures of the distal third of the humerus with palsy of the radial nerve: management using minimally-invasive percutaneous plate osteosynthesis.
J Bone Joint Surg Br; 88(12)– 7. Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis for Tibial Pilon Fractures (Case Series) Abstract Background Fractures of the tibial plafond are rare injuries that present a challenge as to their best method of management. Promotional Article Monitoring.
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