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Cerclage Wiring as an Adjunct for the Treatment of Femur Fractures: Series of 11 Cases

Learning Points for this Article:  Minimally invasive cerclage wiring is an excellent alternative to interfragmentary screw fixation as an adjunct to osteosynthesis in femoral fractures. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 4 | JOCR July – August 2017 | Page 39-43| Sanjay Agarwala, Aditya Menon, Sameer Chaudhari. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.842 Authors: Sanjay Agarwala[1], Aditya Menon[1], Sameer Chaudhari[1] [1] Department of...

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Acute Stress Fracture of the Pelvis after Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Case Report

What to Learn from this Article? In patient with osteoporotic bone undergoing total hip arthroplasty, it is important to monitor patients for post‑operative stress fractures. These patients may have an atraumatic onset of persistent pain and should have radiographs and possibly CT scans to evaluate for potential stress fractures. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2017 | Page 87-89| Oluwaseun Akinbo,...

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Long Term Bisphosphonate Therapy Induced Periprosthetic Femoral Stress Fracture in a Sliding Hip Screw Implant- A unique case report

What to Learn from this Article? This case report highlights to the clinician the importance of making their patients on long-term bisphosphonate therapy aware of the symptoms of potentially impending stress fracture to prevent further injury. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 4 | JOCR September-October 2016 | Page 53-56| Mark R Adams, Conor Dunn, Michael S Sirkin, Mark C Reilly. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.568 Authors: Mark R...

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Open Periprosthetic Patellar Fracture after Total Knee Replacement

What to Learn from this Article? When a periprosthetic patellar fracture occurs without any trauma, it suggests that there’s a poor blood supply to the patella with a high risk of non-union, especially in case of a supplementary disruption of the vascular network around the patella caused by a re-intervention (ORIF). Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 89-91| Karim Masmoudi,  Yamen Grissa, Sofien...

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Early Definitive Fixation of an Open Periprosthetic Femur Fracture in the Polytraumatized Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

What to Learn from this Article? Periprosthetic fractures of the femur after total hip arthroplasty are increasing in frequency and ongoing debate exists regarding early definitive stabilization versus initial damage control orthopaedics followed by delayed fixation. Early definitive stabilization versus delayed fixation in the polytraumatized patient with an open periprosthetic femur fracture is reviewed in the context of a case...

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