Each type further divided by degree and location of fracture comminution
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Which of the following patients is most appropriately treated with a total elbow arthroplasty?
42-year-old laborer with an open T-type supracondylar distal humerus fracture
90-year-old male with a comminuted transolecranon fracture-dislocation of the elbow
66-year old female with a coronal shear fracture of the distal humerus
50-year-old male with a nonunion of a supracondylar humerus fracture
86-year-old female with a comminuted bicolumnar distal humerus fracture
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An 85-year-old woman falls and injures her elbow in her non-dominant arm. Radiographs are shown in Figure A and B. She also suffers from severe osteoporosis, lives independently, and is a low-level community ambulator. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?
Hinged elbow brace
Olecranon osteotomy, articular ORIF, locked lateral plating
Triceps-splitting approach with double plate fixation
Total elbow arthroplasty
Casting for 4 weeks then ROM
Which of the following elbow injuries as found in Figures A-E best characterizes the radiographic "double-arc" sign?
What is the most common complication of the fracture seen in figure A, if operatively treated as seen in figure B?
Decreased elbow range of motion
Wound healing complications
Iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury
Inadvertent intra-articular hardware penetration
Nonunion of the distal humerus fracture
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HPI - fall from bike
in which classification this fracture falls. how should ideally be approach and what should be ideal fixation and post op protocol?
HPI - invoved in a motor vehicle accident.no other injuries
operative or conservative
HPI - Open distal humerus fx s/p fall from roof. Had I&D and ORIF of arm by outside surgeon. Developed deep infection ~ 6wks postop and had I&D/implant removal with long-arm splint ~ 4wks prior. Complains of significant pain and dysfunction. PICC line in place with IV abx per ID doctor.
What would you do after his initial presentation?