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By E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán, Juan Carlos Rubio-Suárez

This booklet offers updated assistance at the prognosis and remedy of crucial advanced fractures of the limbs, together with fractures of the proximal and distal humerus, fractures and dislocations of the elbow, fractures of the distal radius, pelvis, acetabulum, distal femur, proximal tibia, tibial pilon, calcaneus and osteoporotic knee fractures. the main advanced articular fractures are analyzed, gentle tissue insurance is reviewed, and the administration of open fractures and nonunions is defined and illustrated. different chapters reflect on harm keep watch over administration and fast bone fixation within the polytrauma sufferer, skeletal reconstruction and rehabilitation of complicated fractures of the limbs. The e-book bargains counsel to orthopaedic surgeons on which remedies have the funds for the simplest protection of absolutely sensible joints round the fractured bone. With this objective in brain, the authors have built concepts which can fix complete articular functionality of the limbs in either the fast and the longer term. Complex Fractures of the Limbs can be a useful reduction to orthopaedic surgeons in treating sufferers with this quite common and critical medical problem.

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Martínez-Díez 34 Fig. 1 (continued) d followed by the radial and ulnar nerves. Acute carpal tunnel syndrome is more common in patients who have more severe and comminuted fractures and also in those undergoing multiple closed reduction attempts [27]. Carpal tunnel symptoms are common and usually related to swelling and contusion. A carpal tunnel release should be considered if the symptoms are more severe or progressive. Open fractures of the distal radius are infrequent. However, open fractures of the distal ulna in association with a distal radius fracture are more common.

5 Complex Fractures of the Pelvic Ring • VS: this kind of injury requires reduction by traction and then anterior stabilisation by external fixation or ORIF for the pubic component. Back ring injury can be stabilised by iliosacral percutaneous screws. 13 shows anterior and posterior internal fixation of the pelvis. 6 Open Fractures Open pelvic fractures are not frequent and account for only 2–4 % of all pelvic fractures [32, 33]. Such injuries usually result from highenergy trauma.

7 %, there was bilateral rotational instability of the posterior pelvic ring. 6 % had concomitant acetabular fractures. 8 % had a concomitant acetabular fracture [29]. 5 Treatment We can distinguish two phases in the treatment of pelvic fractures: an initial, immediate and another delayed over the course of the following days. 1 Outpatient Management Immediate stabilisation of the pelvis by a sheet or strip is a noninvasive technique, fast and secure for mobilising the patient safely. It is a mechanical procedure contained in ATLS protocols.

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