Indications for elbow arthroscopy are expanding; however, it is uncommon compared with shoulder arthroscopy. Elbow arthroscopy can be complicated by positioning, including the need to obtain specific arm holders required by most operating rooms. Surgery can be performed in the supine, prone, or lateral position.
High-pressure water injection injuries of the hand are uncommon, and there is limited literature to guide their treatment. The ideal management of these injuries, whether nonoperative with close observation or early surgical debridement, remains unknown.
Investigators found a high rate of return to sport among National Football League players who had open reduction and internal fixation for treatment of forearm fractures.
Wrist injuries have forced many high-performance tennis players to miss recent major tournaments. Both the Rio Olympic medallist Kei Nishikori and two-time grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova are missing the 2018 Australian Open while recovering from wrist surgery.
Your finger and hand may be sore and swollen for several days. It may be hard to move your finger at first. This usually gets better after several weeks. You may feel numbness or tingling near the cut, called an incision, that the doctor made. This feeling will probably get better in a few days, but it may take several months to completely go away. Your doctor will take out your stitches 1 to 2 weeks after surgery.
Results from this study indicated high school athletes were at risk for hand and wrist injuries. Findings also showed injury rates and patterns varied by sport and gender, demonstrating a need for sport-specific prevention efforts.
For decades, tuberculosis (TB) has posed a great threat to people worldwide. Bone and joint TB is one of the most common types of extrapulmonary TB, with elbow TB comprising a small proportion of these cases. The treatment for elbow stiffness associated with TB has been rarely reported.
Source: Anesthesiology News
Niagara Falls, Ontario—For elbow surgery, the supraclavicular and infraclavicular brachial plexus blocks are similar on several parameters, including block effectiveness, onset and secondary outcomes.
Regardless of approach or technique, results published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine showed an overall low rate of serious complications in the surgical repair of distal biceps tendon ruptures. However, higher rates of posterior interosseous nerve palsy, heterotopic bone formation and reoperation were found with the double-incision technique.