Elbow
1. Bedside Ultrasonography for Early Diagnosis of Occult Radial Head Fractures in Emergency Room: A CTComparative Diagnostic Study

Michael-Alexander Malahias; Philip-Panagiotis Manolopoulos; Vikram Kadu; Omid Shahpari; Dimitrios Fagkrezos; Maria-Kyriaki Kaseta

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 539-546

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.29588.1765

Abstract
  Background: Some of the Mason type I fractures cannot be detected on early radiographic images. These occultfractures are considered as a diagnostic challenge for physicians. Our aim was to determine the value of bedsideultrasonography for the detection of Mason I radial head fractures that are non-visible ...  Read More

Hand
2. The Prevalence of Unanticipated Hamate Hook Abnormalities in Computed Tomography Scans: A Retrospective Study

Silke A. Spit; Stéphanie J.E. Becker; Michiel G.J.S. Hageman; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 133-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7938

Abstract
   Background:It is possible that some hamate hook fractures are not diagnosed or treated, thereby affecting the study of their natural history. Study of the prevalence of incidental hamate hook fractures, nonunions, and other abnormalities on computed tomography (CT) ordered for another reason could ...  Read More

Shoulder
3. Proximity of Vital Structures to the Clavicle: Comparison of Fractured and Non-fractured Side

Frans Mulder; Jos Mellema; David Ring

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 318-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6698

Abstract
    Background: Previous anatomic and radiological studies have described the relationship of the clavicle to major neurovascular structures in healthy subjects. We were curious about this relationship in patients with a clavicle fracture and if it is different from non-fractured clavicles.   ...  Read More

Trauma
4. Does Computed Tomography Change our Observation and Management of Fracture Non-Unions?

Ydo V. Kleinlugtenbelt; Vanessa A.B. Scholtes; Jay Toor; Christian Amaechi; Mario Maas; Mohit Bhandari; Rudolf W. Poolman; Peter Kloen

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 337-342

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7534

Abstract
    Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether Multi-Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) in addition to plain radiographs influences radiologists’ and orthopedic surgeons’ diagnosis and treatment plans for delayed unions and non-unions.   Methods: A retrospective ...  Read More