By Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt
In its thirty eighth 12 months, A handbook of Orthopaedic Terminology has been a spouse reference for somebody who wishes the most up to date phrases, acronyms, and codes terms in terms of scientific orthopaedics and study. Portable and simply accessible, this authoritative compilation categorizes and cross-references phrases to allow these surprising with orthopaedics to find a time period in its right context. in contrast to a conventional A-Z dictionary layout, phrases are organized via topic-facilitating quicker seek effects with similar phrases showing at the similar or instantly adjoining page.
- Understand uncomplicated technological know-how phrases as they relate to clinically suitable issues.
- Clarifies phrases utilized in damage and assurance claims with instantly neighboring relative phrases.
- Find details quickly with chapters equipped via subject for simple reference.
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Hand and wrist dislocations are complicated and are discussed separately in Chapter 10. * Zickle RE. : one in which the skin is not broken; formerly called simple d. : one that completely separates the joint surfaces. : associated with surrounding tissue injuries. : the luxated bone has changed its position since its first displacement. developmental dysplasia: exists in infancy with or without dislocation of the hips; formerly called congenital d. : a complete dislocation in any area. : one that repeatedly recurs; usually congenital.
Commonly associated with a medial collateral ligament tear, dislocated patella, or torn meniscus; may occur as an isolated injury; allows the femur to slide backward on the tibia (tibia slides forward on the femur). : isolated injury that may be associated with rupture of the biceps femoris tendon, anterior or posterior cruciate ligament, and iliotibial tract; allows the joint to open laterally, and with some associated injuries allows the lateral femur to slide backward on the tibia (tibia slides forward on the femur).
Modified from Guyton JL and Perez EA: Fractures of acetabulum and pelvis. In Canale ST, Beaty JH, editors: Campbell’s operative orthopaedics, ed 12, Philadelphia, 2013, Elsevier, Fig. ) column, and transverse fractures) to define best surgical approach for reduction. Elementary PW: posterior wall PC: posterior column AW: anterior wall AC: anterior column Tx: transverse Associated PC/PW: posterior column and posterior wall Tx/Pw: transverse and posterior wall T: T-shaped APHT: anterior and posterior hemitransverse ABC: complete, both columns The transverse component of the fracture in transverse and T-type fractures is commonly further classified based on the location of the transverse fracture relative to the dome or tectum of the acetabulum.