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Apr 17, 2024Open    Access

Coracoid process fracture in children: A case report

Tazi Charki Mohammed,Boutahar Ayoub,Abdellaoui Hicham,Atarraf Karima,Afifi Moulay Abderrahmane
Coracoid process fractures are unusual injuries especially in children. They are frequently associated with additional injuries of shoulder girdle. We report a rare case of fracture of the base of coracoid process associated with a fracture of distal end of the clavicle in an immature skeleton. The diagnosis was confirmed by CT-scan. The fractures were treated by open reduction and internal fixation. Functional outcomes were good. . The clinical signs of coracoid fracture are not specific and f...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.11, 2024
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1111410


Dec 08, 2023Open    Access

Evaluating the Impact of Physical Therapy on Wrist Fracture Patients Treated with Volar Locking Plates

Miodrag Vranjes
Introduction: Distal radius fractures are among the most frequent musculoskeletal injuries, accounting for over 17% of fractures treated in emergency care centers. The primary objective is to promote healing and restore the pre-injury level of functionality. Treatment generally involves two phases: initial care and definitive surgery, where volar locking plates are used to stabilize fractures, presenting a low risk of complications. Personalized rehabilitation plans are crucial in this context. ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110934


Oct 18, 2022Open    Access

Isolated Fracture of the Posterior Margin of the Tibia: The Report of Three Cases in Our Milieu

Jean Claude Sané, Mohamed Sidibé, Souleymane Diao, Amadou Ndiassé Kassé, Mouhamadou Habib Sy
The isolated fracture of the posterior margin of the tibia is a rare lesion. Painful swelling at the back of the internal malleolus area remains the main clinical sign. The common experience proves that the fractures of the posterior malleolus occupy a significant proportion of the fractures of the bones of the ankle, isolated fractures of the posterior malleolus, nowadays called fractures of the posterior margin of the tibia are relatively rare. An X-ray of the ankle is sufficient to confirm th...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1109364


Mar 29, 2021Open    Access

The Application Value of Interleukin-10 and Interleukin-15 in Osteoporosis

Tianxiang Lei, Meng Wang, Chengyan Zuo, Huijun Xu
Objective: To investigate the effects of cytokines IL-10 and IL-15 in osteoporosis, and to provide a basis for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Methods: A total of 101 subjects who underwent bone density testing in Linyi People’s Hospital from January 2018-December 2019 were selected and divided into normal bone density group, osteopenia group and osteoporosis group according to their bone density. At the same time, the peripheral serum IL-10 and IL-15 levels of subjects were detect...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107279


Mar 24, 2020Open    Access

Non-Operative Treatment of Odontoid Peg Fractures

Falethu M. Sukati, Mthunzi V. Ngcelwane, Maleho Maku
Objective: The aim of this study was to review the results of non-operative treatment of odontoid fractures in Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Pretoria. Methods: Records for all patients treated for odontoid fractures from 2008 to 2018 were reviewed. 28 patients met the study criteria. Demographic data, mechanism of injury, associated injuries, neurology, imaging studies and treatment were reviewed. Results: There were 23 males and 5 females. The average age at presentation was 39.5 years. 25 pati...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106132


Nov 27, 2019Open    Access

The Use of an Inertial Motion Analysis System to Evaluate the Kinematics of Landing before and after a Six-Session Training Intervention Focused on Proximal Hip Strengthening, Motor Control, and Lower Extremity Loading Strategies

Kevin Robinson, Craig Parker, Emily Jones, Jenny Ellison, Abby Lester, Kayla Lydon, Megan Rolfe, Pat Sells
Background/Purpose: Studies investigating the trends of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction rates have shown that since 2006, females aged 13 - 17 years of age have had the highest injury rates of any age or gender group in the country. This study investigated the lower chain biomechanics of landing before and after a six-session training intervention. This training ses-sion was conducted between the fall and spring se
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105898


Jan 10, 2019Open    Access

A Clinical Triad of Digital Clubbing, “Arthritis” and Ossifying Periostitis in a Man: Case Report

Chun-Ruh Ng, Yet-Lin Loh
A 49 year old gentleman presented with intermittent bilateral knee swelling for the past 37 years and was eventually diagnosed as primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy after secondary forms were excluded. This case illustrates that the disease can present during childhood with an insidious onset and progressively become more severe and that is when medical attention is sought. Furthermore, the patient did not voluntarily report hi
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105101


Sep 20, 2018Open    Access

A Retrospective Analysis of the Pre-Season Screen Used in a Professional Ballet Company with Recommendations for Improvements in the Screen

K. Robinson, A. Gowen, A. Krichau, C. Garcia, A. Henley, Pat Sells
Objectives: The primary objective was to determine if the current pre-season screen used by the Nashville Ballet was identifying dancers at risk for injury and determining the injury rates and patterns of injury within the company. The secondary purpose of this study is to propose more objective measurement tools to enhance the pre-season screen. Background: Professional ballet dancers are at an increased risk for lower extremity
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104806


May 18, 2018Open    Access

Relevant Factors for Sarcopenia in Hyperthyroidism Patients

Zhenchao Liu, Feifei Xia, Xinbo Zhao, Donghao Zhou
In recent years, sarcopenia began to receive attention. Not only the elderly, hyperthyroidism patients also suffer from sarcopenia. The purpose of this study is to explore the relevant factors for sarcopenia in hyperthyroidism patients. [Methods]: Dual energy X-ray was used to detect the muscle mass in 101 hyperthyroidism patients (23 males and 78 females, mean age 45.77 ± 15.02 years), and calculate SMI. Pearson correlation analy
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104620


Feb 28, 2018Open    Access

Comparative Study Age at Time Operation between Younger and Older than 18 Months for Development Dysplasia of the Hip in Children

Nguyen Ngoc Hung, Hoang Hai Duc, Nguyen Do Ngoc Hien
Background: The Innominate osteotomy as an integral component of combined open reduction for the treatment of dysplasia developed of the hip in children. Materials and Methods: Between 2011 and 2015, 198 hips of 176 patients with developmental dislocation of the hip underwent 0 operation. The patients were divided into two Variant based on the age at the time of open reduction: 12 months- less than 18 mo
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104378


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