5 edition of Proximal Humerus Fractures (AAOS Monograph) found in the catalog.
September 30, 2005
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Written in English
|Contributions||Michael A. Wirth (Editor), Charles A. Rockwood (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||60|
The incidence of proximal humeral fractures lies between and per persons per year. Around the world, this type of fracture remains a major challenge for treating surgeons. While non-displaced fractures can be managed conservatively, displaced Cited by: Humeral head-split fractures, in which a portion of the humeral head breaks and disrupts the cartilage of the joint. Displaced fractures in younger patients. Fractures involving the attachments of the rotator cuff. See Rotator Cuff Injuries. Proximal humerus fracture surgery, like all types of surgery, carries some risks, such as infection.
A proximal humerus fracture is a common injury to the shoulder. Especially common in elderly individuals due to osteoporosis, proximal humerus fractures are among the most common broken bones in the fact, in patients older t proximal humerus fractures are the third most common broken bone (after hip fractures and wrist fractures). A proximal humeral fracture refers to a break involving the area surrounding the humeral head, which is commonly known as the ball of the shoulder’s ball-and-socket joint. The humeral head is located at the top of the humerus (upper arm bone). A proximal humerus fracture can greatly affect the shoulder joint and upper arm movement.
Fractures of the elbow are technically fractures of the distal humerus, proximal radius, and proximal ulna. In children, supracondylar fractures are most common (55%), followed by radial neck fractures (14%) and lateral humeral condyle fractures (12%). 34 We begin our discussion with fractures of the distal humerus. Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. The upper or proximal extremity of the humerus consists of the bone's large rounded head joined to the body by a constricted portion called the neck, and two eminences, the greater and lesser tubercles. Humeral head. The head (caput humeri), is nearly hemispherical in form. It is FMA:
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PROXIMAL HUMERUS FRACTURES: A proximal humerus fracture is a break in the arm bone near the shoulder, or a “broken shoulder”. Proximal means it is the end of the bone that is closest to the body. This typically happens after a fall on the affected side, followed by pain in that arm or Size: KB. proximal humerus fractures are common fractures often seen in older patients with osteoporotic bone following a simple ground-level fall on an outstretched arm.
sling immobilization is the treatment for the majority of these fractures. surgical treatment may be indicated in more complex and displaced fractures. Epidemiology. incidence/5. 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 Proximal Humerus Fractures book.
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.
A proximal humerus fracture is a crack or break in the top of your upper arm bone. The proximal humerus is one of the bones in your shoulder joint.
#N#What are the signs and symptoms of a proximal humerus fracture. Pain when you move your arm. Swelling and bruising. Trouble moving your shoulder.
Abnormal arm position or shape. Proximal Humerus Fractures includes everything the orthopedic surgeon needs to know about the Proximal Humerus Fractures book 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 Author: Lynn A.
Crosby. The proximal humerus has two necks. The anatomic neck is the old epiphyseal plate, and the surgical neck is the metaphyseal area below the humeral head.
The blood supply is the anterior and posterior humeral circumflex artery with the axillary nerve as the major nerve of this region. The humeral shaft is a cylindrical bone that gradually becomes triangular : Basem Attum, Johnathan H. Thompson.
Proximal Humerus Fractures Key Points: The proximal humeral physis contributes approximately 80% of the growth of the humerus. As such, there is extensive remodeling potential in fractures in younger, skeletally immature patients. Nonsurgical management is appropriate for the majority of young children with proximal humeral fractures.
Each book in the series is organized anatomically, so the surgeon can quickly access practical aspects, examples, pearls and pitfalls. In this first volume in the series, fractures of the proximal humerus are examined with an overview of fracture morphology, injury pattern, preoperative considerations, conservative treatment, surgical.
Proximal Humerus Fractures Humeral Shaft Fractures Distal Humerus Elbow Dislocation Olecranon Radial Head Radius and Ulna Shaft Fractures Distal Radius Fractures viii Contents Wrist Fractures Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand Part Four: LOWER EXTREMITY FRACTURES AND Price: $ Buy Fractures of the Proximal Humerus (Strategies in Fracture Treatments): Read Books Reviews - Proximal humeral fractures, which typically occur in elderly persons, are among the most common fractures.A myriad of nonsurgical and surgical treatment options exist for these injuries, including short-term immobilization and early physical therapy, percutaneous fixation, plate osteosynthesis, intramedullary nailing, hemiarthroplasty, and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
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Proximal humeral fractures are the third most common fragility fracture and it account for 5–9% of all fractures [1, 2]. Proximal humerus fractures have a dual age distribution occurs either. Seventy-one consecutive patients (67 +/- 18 years) with displaced fractures of the proximal humerus (two-part, n = 10; three-part, n = 41; four-part, n = 20) were treated by open reduction and.
Fractures of the humerus can occur proximally, in the shaft (diaphysis), or distally. The majority of both proximal and midshaft humeral fractures are nondisplaced and can be treated conservatively (ie, nonsurgically).
Complex fracture patterns pose greater challenges for treatment. Proximal fractures of the humerus will be reviewed here. Proximal humerus fractures often happen to elderly individuals due to osteoporosis and weakened bones; in fact, the proximal humerus bone in the shoulder is the third most frequently broken bone (after hip fractures and wrist fractures) in patients over 65 years old.
A Patient's Guide to Adult Proximal Humerus (Shoulder) Fractures Adult Proximal Humerus (Shoulder) Fractures Anatomy The proximal humerus is the top portion of the humerus (upper arm bone).
The proximal humerus is important because it forms half of the shoulder joint. The humeral head is covered in articular cartilage and articulatesFile Size: KB. Proximal humeral fractures are a heterogeneous group of fractures that include everything from relatively simple transverse fractures of the surgical neck of humerus, to complex, displaced, multi-part fractures of the proximal humerus that extend into the shoulder joint.
The shoulder is a hugely important joint and fractures of the proximal. The book is written by a group of experts from the Association for the Rationale Treatment of Fractures (ARTOF) who aim to provide an independent, unbiased summary of proximal humerus fracture treatments to improve clinical outcomes.
Codman’s depiction of proximal humerus fractures. Proximal Humeral Fracture Classfication AO/OTA classification • Is based on fracture location and presence of impaction, angulation, translation, or comminution of the fracture, as well as whether a dislocation is present.In this book fractures of the proximal humerus are examined in detail, with an overview of fracture morphology, injury pattern, preoperative considerations, conservative treatment, surgical management and postoperative care.English: Fracture of anatomical neck of humerus, closed, Cls # prxm humerus,anatom neck, closed fracture of anatomical neck of humerus, closed fracture of anatomical neck of humerus (diagnosis), Fx anatom nck humerus-cl, Closed fracture of anatomical neck of humerus (disorder), Closed fracture of proximal humerus, anatomical neck, Closed fracture of proximal humerus, anatomical neck.