Upper extremity injuries in the athlete

Upper extremity injuries in the athlete

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Focuses on nerve injuries/vascular problems/sport injuries in the skeletally immature/shoulder arthroscopy/etc.Plain radiographs should be obtained to assess any associated fractures prior to and after reduction. ... such as the annular or collateral ligaments.7 If the reduction is difficult, an olecranon wire may also be used for direct traction. ... This is in accord with high reported rates of medial (ulnar) collateral ligament rupture in elbows which have been surgically ... Radial head replacement is another consideration when treating comminuted fractures with accompanying elbow dislocation. (Figanbsp;...

Title:Upper extremity injuries in the athlete
Author:Arthur M. Pappas, Janet Walzer
Publisher: - 1995-01


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