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Lateral Cortical Notching in Revision of a Subtrochanteric Fracture Non-union with Breakage of a Cephalomedullary Nail

Learning Point of the Article: The lateral cortical notching technique facilitates fracture union in cephalomedullary nailing of trochanteric fractures with fracture lines extending to the lateral cortical bone underneath the lateral border of the cephalomedullary screw by dynamic axial loading along the femoral shaft axis. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 6 | JOCR September 2020 | Page 5-8 | Christian Tinner, Nicolas Andreas...

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A Rare Case Report of Spontaneous Disassembly of Bipolar Hip Prosthesis in Elderly Patient

Learning Point of the Article: Postoperative dissembly of prosthesis can lead to catastrophe if not managed adequately. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 5 | JOCR August 2020 | Page 75-77 | Ruchit Shah, Urvi Khambhati, Feral Daruwala. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2020.v10.i05.1848 Authors: Ruchit Shah[1], Urvi Khambhati[2], Feral Daruwala[3] [1]Department of Orthopedic, Era’s Medical College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. [2]Department...

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Exchange K-nailing, Augmented Plating Technique for Atypical Femur Diaphyseal Non-union, and Implant Failure – A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Non-union and implant failure are recognized features of AFFs and may necessitate revision surgery to achieve a successful union. Exchange k-nailing and augmented plating technique can be performed successfully along with bone grafting for treating diaphyseal AFF non-union. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 3 | JOCR May – June 2020 | Page 5-9 | Vivek M. Sodhai, Chetan V. Pradhan, Ashok K. Shyam1....

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An Unusual Central Dislocation of a Total Hip Arthroplasty Due to Severe Wear of a Ceramic on Cross-linked Polyethylene Bearing Coupling – A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Catastrophic failure of total hip arthroplasty due to severe component wear can drive to significant soft tissue metallosis, bone resorption and in some cases can be misdiagnosed as a dislocation. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 54-57 | Efstratios Athanaselis, George Komnos, Theofilos Karachalios. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1256 Authors: Efstratios...

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Early Loosening of Spinal Rod in a Case of Degenerative Grade 1 Spondylolisthesis treated with Unilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation and Transforaminal Cage for Interbody Fusion

Learning Points for this Article:  Unilateral pedicle screw fixation for degenerative spondylolisthesis though is an established surgical technique, proper patient selection with an individualized approach towards the surgery and postoperative rehabilitation keeping factors such as obesity and osteoporosis in mind is crucial to avoid early complications such as implant failure. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 4 | JOCR July –...

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