What is Smith Peterson approach?

The anterior approach (Iliofemoral or Smith-Petersen) provides the most direct access to the anterior aspect of the hip. Scar tissue due to previous exposure might obscure typical landmarks. The anterior approach (Iliofemoral or Smith-Petersen) provides the most direct access to the anterior aspect of the hip.

What is midshaft clavicle fracture?

Summary. Midshaft clavicle fractures are common traumatic injuries seen in young adults that occur in the middle third of the clavicle.

Why midshaft clavicle fracture is common?

Because the midshaft of the clavicle is the thinnest segment and does not contain ligamentous attachments, it is the most easily fractured location. Type 1 fracture where there is minimal displacement. These fractures occur just lateral to the intact coracoclavicular ligament and are managed non-surgically.

How do you treat a distal clavicle fracture?

Conservative treatment of distal clavicle fractures includes immobilization with an arm sling or a figure-of-eight bandage. Recently, arm slings have become more commonly used because of patient comfort.

What is a Dega osteotomy?

In a Dega osteotomy, a cut is made in the pelvis above the pelvic socket. The surgeon bends part of the pelvic bone down to make the socket into more of a cup. The surgeon also does a bone graft. This will fill in the space in the pelvis. As it heals, the bone graft will become part of the child’s pelvic bone.

Why is Internervous plane important?

Internervous plane: As the gluteus medius tendon and muscle fibres and the vastus lateralis muscles are split there is no true internervous plane. However it is important are split protect the superior gluteal nerve by making the incision distal to the point which it enters the muscle.

Can you sleep on your side with a broken collarbone?

Holding the broken bone above your heart prevents blood from pooling and causing swelling. First, try sleeping on your back while supporting yourself on several pillows. If this doesn’t help, adjust slowly to the side position if possible. Sleep in the middle of the bed, so you don’t fall in the middle of the night.

What is a Dega Acetabuloplasty?

Dega acetabuloplasty is used in the management of neuromuscular hip dysplasia. A minimally invasive technique may decrease perioperative morbidity while allowing for adequate reduction and ensuring stability.

How long does a triple pelvic osteotomy last?

After the surgery patients can mobilise straight away with crutches and partially weight bear for the first six weeks. By three months most patients are walking well without crutches. However it may take 12 months to recover completely.