A CASE OF SPONTANEOUS AUTO-AMPUTATION  Auto-amputation is the spontaneous detachment of gangrenous or non viable tissue from the viable part. Mainly occurs due to occlusion of the nurturing vessels of the extreme body parts such as digits. Chronic and persistent hypoxia and the gangrene formation is the most common pathology. This kind of autoamputation are Read More →

  Hawkins sign describes subchondral lucency of the talar dome that occurs secondary to subchondral atrophy 6-8 weeks after a talar neck fracture This indicates that there is sufficient vascularity in the talus, and is therefore unlikely to develop avascular necrosis later Disruption of the blood supply to all or a portion of the talar Read More →

  Tourniquet – Modern Pneumatic Tourniquet was devised by Harvey Cushing in 1904 Most Common Complication is Nerve Palsy (Upper Limb > Lower Limb) Most Common Nerve involved is Radial Nerve Most Common Cause of Nerve Palsy is Direct Pressure > Ischemia (due to venous congestion) Post Tourniquet Syndrome – It is mainly due to Read More →

Buford complex It is seen in ~1.5% of population Its a cordlike middle glenohumeral ligament with attachment to base of biceps anchor and complete absence of the anterosuperior labrum. Attaching a Buford complex will lead to painful and restricted external rotation and elevation.  

Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. Denosumab is designed to target RANKL (RANK ligand), a protein that acts as the primary signal to promote bone removal. In many bone loss conditions, RANKL overwhelms Read More →

  Dynamic hip screw (DHS) or Sliding Screw Fixation is a type of orthopaedic implant designed for fixation of certain types of hip fractures. which allows controlled dynamic sliding of the femoral head component along the construct. The idea behind the dynamic compression is that the femoral head component is allowed to move along one Read More →

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