Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research

Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0533

Preethi Selvaraj

Department of Community Medicine, SSSMCRI, Kancheepuram, India

  • Research   
    Surgical Management of Paediatric Diaphyseal Long Bone Fractures using TENS-An Institutional Experience
    Author(s): Prasanna Anaberu, Madhan Jeyaraman*, Kartavya Chaudhari, Ajay SS, Likhith D and Preethi Selvaraj

    Background: Children are at a high risk of injury with up to one of every four children sustaining an injury annually. A positive approach to patient care by the treating Orthopaedic surgeon should be done to improve the functional quality of patient’s life. Due to the evolution of surgical implants, there is a paradigm shift over to internal fixation and early mobilization, with a return to normal function as early as possible. Objectives: To prospectively review the efficacy, the functional outcome and the complications of TENS nailing in pediatric diaphyseal long bone fractures. Materials and Methods: After the screening of patients, a total of 229 cases, which were enrolled in the study, were subjected for surgical management with TENS nailing. All the patients were followed up clinically and radiologically a.. Read More»

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