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Proximal Humerus Fractures - Orthopaedic Trauma - Lecture Slides

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Post: December 21th, 2012
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Proximal Humerus Fractures, Heterotopic Bone, Brachial Plexus, Ossification Centers, Physeal Scar Closure, Proximal Humeral Retroversion, Epicondylar Axis, Rotator Cuff Muscles are some points from this lecture. This lecture is for Orthopaedics Trauma course. This lecture is part of a complete lectures series on the course you can find in my uploaded files.
Proximal Humerus Fractures, Heterotopic Bone, Brachial Plexus, Ossification Centers, Physeal Scar Closure, Proximal Humeral Retroversion, Epicondylar Axis, Rotator Cuff Muscles are some points from this lecture. This lecture is for Orthopaedics Trauma course. This lecture is part of a complete lectures series on the course you can find in my uploaded files.
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Proximal Humerus Fractures/Dislocations Docsity.com History/Demographics • Bimodal: young-high energy, elderly-low energy(osteoporosis) • 45% of all humerus fx. • elderly females 4:1 over males • 77% of all prox. hum. fractures female Docsity.com Consequences/Associated Injuries • Disabilities often underestimated – – – – – Loss of motion Loss of reduction AVN heterotopic bone Associated Injuries • rotator cuff • nerve(axillary, brachial plexus) • vascular • scapula, clavicle Docsity.com Anatomy • Appearance of Ossification Centers – epiphysis – Gr. Tub. – L. Tub. – 20-22 yrs. 4mo 3yr 5yr • Physeal scar closure Docsity.com Proximal Humeral Retroversion • 35-40 degrees relative to epicondylar axis Docsity.com Blood Supply • Axillary artery – ant. humeral circumflex • *ascending branch (arcuate artery) is the major blood supply to the articular surface Arcuate aArcua feeffe – post. humeral circumflex Docsity.com Nerve..

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