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Hip Fractures in the Elderly: How to avoid Surgical Site Infections and Improve Outcomes
By PeekMed on December 18, 2019

Hip fractures in the elderly results in a loss of physical function, decreased social engagement, increased dependence and worse quality of life, beyond suffering pain. One in three...

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Clavicle Fracture Reduction Easily Planned [With Video]
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 27, 2019

Today we share with you a clavicle fracture reduction surgery pre-operative planning performed by a Brazilian orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Bruno Gobbato.

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Vertebral Fractures and Variety of Neurological Deterioration [Case Study]
By PeekMed on July 28, 2019

There is a number of vertebral fractures that affect variations in the termination level of conus medullaris (TLCM) and alter neurological findings. Yet, few studies have examined...

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Adult vs Pediatric Cases: Upper Extremity Open Fractures
By PeekMed on July 9, 2019

A study published on BioMedCentral shows that fractures in pediatrics tend to show epidemiological characteristics which are different from adults – the main goal was to examine the injury...

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Hip Fracture Surgery: Anesthesia Effects in Elderly Patients
By PeekMed on February 27, 2019

Bupivacaine (B) and levobupivacaine (LB) are medicines used regularly in spinal anesthesia. For hip fracture surgery, whether potential differences in their hemodynamic and anesthetic...

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Is surgery the best treatment of clavicle fractures in adolescents?
By PeekMed on April 16, 2018

Clavicle fractures are common in both adults and adolescents. Many heal with non-operative treatment without any sequel, but there are patients who may benefit from an operative...

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Pediatric tibial shaft fractures: the relation between external and internal fixation
By PeekMed on March 22, 2018

Tibial shaft fractures are mostly due to falls during recreational activities. They can be treated conservatively by cast immobilization with excellent outcomes, including four to six weeks...

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Extreme Sports Injuries: A list for Orthopedic Surgeons
By PeekMed on June 29, 2017

Extreme sports usually involve high-risk elements, such as high speed, height, real or perceived danger, a high level of physical exertion, spectacular stunts and, in a worst-case scenario,...

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