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AO Principles Fracture Fixation Course Edinburgh Group Learning Mindmap 2005

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AO Principles Course Edinburgh

  1. 1. AO Principles
  2. 2. AO Principles
  3. 3. Bone healing
  4. 4. Properties for healing <ul><li>Stable environment </li></ul><ul><li>Favorable biology </li></ul><ul><li>Don't mix techniques </li></ul><ul><li>No infection </li></ul>
  5. 5. Soft tissues
  6. 6. Classification <ul><li>Gustillo </li></ul><ul><li>Tscherne </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reduction techniques
  8. 8. Anatomical vs functional reduction <ul><li>Anatomical for articular, 2 & 3 parts </li></ul>
  9. 9. Direct and indirect reduction <ul><li>Direct </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pointed forceps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crushing forceps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Indirect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manipulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li># table </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Absolute stability
  11. 11. Indications <ul><li>Articular #'s </li></ul><ul><li>2 and 3 part #,s </li></ul>
  12. 12. Screws
  13. 13. Torque conversion <ul><li>Turn me round and pin me down </li></ul>
  14. 14. Lag screw technique <ul><li>Glide </li></ul><ul><li>Thread </li></ul><ul><li>Countersink </li></ul><ul><li>Measure </li></ul><ul><li>Tap </li></ul><ul><li>Screw </li></ul>
  15. 15. Plates
  16. 16. Types <ul><li>DCP </li></ul><ul><li>LC DCP </li></ul><ul><li>LCP </li></ul>
  17. 17. Modes <ul><li>Indirect reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Absolute stability </li></ul><ul><li>Relative stability </li></ul>
  18. 18. Pre-bending <ul><li>Compression of far cortex </li></ul>
  19. 19. Relative stability
  20. 20. Definition <ul><li>Functional reduction with an element of movement </li></ul><ul><li>Fracture types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually for metaphyseal and multifragmentary fractures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ridging ex fx </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subtopic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bridging plate </li></ul><ul><li>Ex Fx </li></ul>
  21. 21. Intramedullary
  22. 22. Characteristics of the nail <ul><li>Hollow or solid </li></ul><ul><li>Diameter </li></ul><ul><li>Material </li></ul><ul><li>Slots </li></ul><ul><li>Working length </li></ul>
  23. 23. Indications <ul><li>Diaphyseal #,s </li></ul>
  24. 24. Extramedullary
  25. 25. Different techniques <ul><li>Bridging devices </li></ul><ul><li>Ex Fx </li></ul><ul><li>Cast </li></ul>
  26. 26. Tension band
  27. 27. Morphology of fracture <ul><li>Simple non-comminuted fractures </li></ul>
  28. 28. Different devices <ul><li>WIres </li></ul><ul><li>Plates </li></ul>

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