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27 04, 2019

Functioning of Rods and Nails

By |2019-04-27T10:47:46+00:00April 27th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

Different types of orthopedic Implants have been designed for placement in the intramedullary canal of bones, ranging from Kirschner's nails to the femoral nails. One can usually classify these devices by whether intramedullary reaming is essential prior to placement of the device or not. With the first nails placed down the femoral shaft, the medullary space first had to be reamed out so that the large nail wouldn’t shatter the bone as it is hammered down the shaft. However, reaming is an invasive process, and can compromise the already tenuous blood supply of the medullary space. Reaming can also lead [...]

19 04, 2019

Orthopedic Implants: Screws & Plates

By |2019-04-19T08:19:10+00:00April 19th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

Orthopedics enables us to live without the suffering and pain that chronic pain or injury can bring. And that is where orthopedic implants come in. Implants are used as replacements of body parts, and usually, the results are life-altering, orthopaedic implants can be acquired by Orthopaedic Implants Exporters in India. The three most common types of orthopedic implants are screws, plates, and prostheses. Screws Looking nearly identical to common screws orthopedic screws can have either a Philips or flat head and are used to tighten up damaged areas, such as a rotator cuff or torn labrum. Orthopedist uses screws [...]

12 04, 2019

Surgery for Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone): Types and Post-Surgical Pain

By |2019-04-12T09:46:52+00:00April 12th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

Often a fractured clavicle (collarbone) can be treated without surgery. However, sometimes the fractured pieces of bone are out of place (displaced) or other factors about the patient or injury make surgery the treatment option. The surgery is done with the use of orthopedic implants and instruments provided by orthopedic implants manufacturers in India. Conventional wisdom and mixed opinions regarding clavicle surgery In the past, conventional wisdom was that a broken clavicle would nearly always heal properly without surgical intervention. Some experts now question this notion, and there is no consensus on the treatment of most displaced fractures of [...]

5 04, 2019

What is a Forearm Fracture?

By |2019-04-05T09:39:20+00:00April 5th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

A forearm fracture is a partial or complete break in one or both the forearm bones. Forearm fractures happen most commonly to elderly and children. How it is diagnosed? A forearm fracture can cause visible deformity and pain. If you have been involved in an accident, it is important to take immediate medical treatment. To diagnose the injury, your doctor will question you about your medical history and the current trauma (if any) and will conduct a physical exam. One of the following tests will be done to know the level of the injury: X-ray (radiograph)- This is the [...]

1 04, 2019

Tibial Shaft Fractures: Treatment & Recovery

By |2019-04-01T07:14:06+00:00April 1st, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

INTRODUCTION Tibial fractures are common injuries of long-bone. National Center for Health Statistics cites 492,000 tibial fractures per year in the United States. Open fractures usually occur from high-velocity trauma (for example, automobile collision). Closed injuries may occur from sports-related trauma or falls. Treatment Options for Tibial Shaft Fractures Tibial shaft fractures can be treated by many methods depending on the fracture type and alignment of the bone. The most common treatments are as follows: Casting: A cast is suitable for tibial shaft fractures that are not badly displaced and are well aligned. Patients should be in a cast [...]

27 03, 2019

Screws- Design and Its Parameters

By |2019-03-27T12:01:33+00:00March 27th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

The article will describe the screw as a mechanical device. We will also discuss about its physical attributes. What is a screw? A screw is a device which converts the rotational forces into linear motion. Screw design A screw has a core about which is wrapped a surface that is spiral. In the surgical framework, most screws have a screw-head. Most surgical screws are made of either titanium or stainless steel. Thread design may vary according to the physical characteristics of the bone in which the bone screw is intended to gain purchase. The two main thread types of [...]

25 03, 2019

Intramedullary Implants

By |2019-03-25T12:03:56+00:00March 25th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

The intramedullary device (IMD) for proximal femur comprises of a nail with an expanded proximal end as well as a tunnel for a large-diameter smooth shank lag screw. It’s the orthopedic implant of choice for fixation of the four-part fracture of the proximal femur. The IMD offers the benefits of an intramedullary nail combined with an SHS that enables impaction of the peritrochanteric fracture. The intramedullary position declines the lever-arm on the device and generates its own lateral buttress that prevents extreme lateral migration of the proximal fragment. The strength of the device enables immediate weight bearing. Use of [...]

17 03, 2019

Instructions Wires & Nails for Use for

By |2019-03-18T09:21:13+00:00March 17th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

Surgical implants act as internal aids to normal healing and CAN’T bear the weight of the body when the bone is incompletely healed/not united. Surgical implants have offered the surgeon a means of rigid fixation for fracture management and reconstructive surgery. ONLY TRAINED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON should decide the use of correct implants & should do its fixation following an accepted surgical procedure. I.SELECTION OF THE PATIENT During the selection of patients, the following factors must be considered: IMMUNOLOGICAL INTOLERANCE/ ALLERGY: Immunological intolerance or Allergy may occur in some patient. Where material sensitivity is suspected, suitable foreign body tests should [...]

16 03, 2019

Orthopedic Surgeon- 6 Interesting Facts Before Choosing One

By |2019-03-16T12:08:16+00:00March 16th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

An orthopedic surgeon treats musculoskeletal system injuries. They also treat chronic conditions such as osteoporosis and arthritis. Here are some interesting facts that can be considered. Are you suffering from a chronic disorder such as arthritis or osteoporosis? Do you have a muscle, joint, or bone injury? If so, you should visit an orthopedic surgeon. Here are six interesting facts about these orthopedic specialists. Do not choose one to help you until you read the following information! Orthopedists treat arthritis, broken or dislocated bones, and osteoporosis. They treat tumors, fractures, infections, pulled tendons or strains, sprains, muscles, hip and [...]

15 03, 2019

Do you Know About Removal of Orthopedic Implant?

By |2019-03-15T05:34:41+00:00March 15th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Hardware removal is a surgery to take out Orthopaedic Implant utilized to fix your bone. These implants can be metal pins, screws, surgical wires, plates, Nails or Prosthesis. These kinds of hardware are placed to hold and place your broken bones back together until they heal. Some hardware can be used for a short period of time, while some can be left in place permanently. Hardware removal is often done due to problems caused by the implant, such as pain or infection. It can also be done when the hardware causes allergy or bone fracture. [...]