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Title Proximal humerus fractures : evaluation and management / Lynn A. Crosby, Robert J. Neviaser, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 164 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Preface; Contents; List of Contributors; 1: Anatomy and Classification of Proximal Humerus Fractures; Introduction; Anatomy; Humerus; Musculature; Vascular; Nerves; Pathomechanics of Proximal Humerus Fracture; Diagnosis; History and Exam; Imaging; X-Rays; CT; MRI; Classification; History; Neer Classification System; Conclusion; References; 2: Nonoperative Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures; Introduction; Anatomy; Epidemiology; Etiology; Clinical Evaluation; Clinical Decision Making; Nonoperative Treatment; Outcomes; Complications; References
3: Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of Proximal Humerus FracturesIntroduction; Anatomical Remarks; Primary Considerations; Indications for Percutaneous Reduction and Fixation; The Implants; The Humerus Block (DePuySynthes, West Chester, PA, USA); The Fracture Screws (Arthrex, Naples, USA); A Guide to Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation; Getting the Humerus Block in Place; Special Techniques of Reduction and Fixation; The Two-Segment Fracture Impacted in Varus Position; Preliminary Notes; Technique of Reduction and Fixation; The Avulsed Two-Segment Fracture in Varus Position
Preliminary NotesTechnique of Reduction and Fixation; The Avulsed Three-Segment Fracture in Varus Position; Preliminary Notes; Technique of Reduction and Fixation; Three- or Four-Segment Fractures Impacted in Valgus Position; Preliminary Notes; Technique of Reduction and Fixation; What Can Be Expected?; Discussion; References; 4: Tuberosity Fractures; Epidemiology; Lesser Tuberosity Fractures; Greater Tuberosity Fractures; Developmental and Relevant Anatomy; Developmental Anatomy; Vascular Anatomy; Muscular Anatomy; Mechanism of Injury; Lesser Tuberosity; Greater Tuberosity
Presentation and Clinical EvaluationLesser Tuberosity; Greater Tuberosity; Imaging; Associated Injuries; Indications for Surgical Intervention; Surgical Technique; Postoperative Rehabilitation; Conclusions; References; 5: Intramedullary Locking Nail Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures: Rationale and Technique; Introduction; Complications and Technological Problems Related to Pining and Plating; Complications and Technological Problems Related to Previous Conventional IM Nails; Design of the Aequalis IM Locking Proximal Humerus Nail
Two-Part Surgical Neck Fracture with a Percutaneous TechniqueRationale; Percutaneous ̀̀Backslap ́́Technique; Pearls and Pitfalls; Four-Part Fracture with a Superior Transdeltoid Technique; Rationale; Superior Transdeltoid Approach; Reduction and Temporary Fixation of the Epiphyseal Fragments; Insertion of the IM Nail; Control of Height and Rotation of the Nail; Definitive Fixation of the Epiphyseal Fragments; Reduction of the Epiphysis with the Diaphysis; Final Control and Closure; Postoperative Care; Results of the Aequalis IM Locking Proximal Humerus Nail; Conclusion; References
Summary Proximal Humerus Fractures includes everything the orthopedic surgeon needs to know about the clinical management of these common shoulder injuries. Although non-operative treatment techniques are addressed and can be used in less severe circumstances, this book focuses mainly on the current operative treatment techniques for proximal humerus and tuberosity fractures, malunions and nonunions, including open reduction, percutaneous pinning, locking plate and intramedullary nail fixation, and humeral head hemiarthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty. A chapter on complications associated w
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 18, 2014)
Subject Humerus -- Fractures -- Diagnosis.
Humerus -- Fractures -- Treatment.
Shoulder Fractures -- diagnosis.
Shoulder Fractures -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Crosby, Lynn A., editor
Neviaser, Robert J., editor
ISBN 3319089501
331908951X (electronic bk.)
9783319089508
9783319089515 (electronic bk.)