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TEN steps to Titanium elastic nailing in femur

  Position the patient. Distraction on fracture table. Protect and pad perineum and the normal limb. Select the nails: Nail size is 0.4 x D Bend the nails: Bending length = tip to fracture distance x 2,  Bending height = 3 x D Uniform smooth bend, Medial entry nail will have more bending length. Initial […]

Management of Septic Arthritis in children

                            Dr Taral Nagda Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon www.ipodindia.org The Guru Mantra “The risks of delayed drainage far outweigh the benefits of waiting and watching for a response to antibiotics.” The Facts and figures The knowledge of these general facts regarding pattern of […]

Pulled Elbow in Children

The article describes clinical fratures of the pulled elbow or nursemaid’s elbow and describes methods to treat it

Current management of cerebral palsy

The article explores the curent management of cerebral palsy

Technique of genu valgum correction with growth modulation

E plate hemiepiphysiodesis is a modern method to correct the deformities of long bones in a growing child. It works on the principle that controlling the growth on one side of growth plate results in angulation on the oppositefinal side.

Percutaneous correction of Tibia Vara with mini ex fix

The article describes step by step approach to percutaneous correction of tivia vara

Pulled Elbow in Children

Pulled Elbow or “Nursemaids Elbow” is common in young children between 1 and 4 years of age.It is rare beyond the age of 6 years. It is due to the annular ligament of the radial head becoming stretched and entrapped.The treatment is by reduction in flexion and supination

FAQs on Ponseti treatment for clubfoot

what is new in the treatment of clubfoot Answered in frequently asked questions mode with answers from recent literature

Trigger thumb/ trigger fingers in children

Trigger thumb and fingers are common hand conditions in children. The present article provides current thought process and management guidelines for clinicians

Non Union Lateral condyle Fractures

The questions to ask The patient factors Know what the patient has come to you for 1. What are the patient’s complains ? 2. What are the parent’s expectations from the treatment? 3.How are the elbow movements and the function of the child? The surgeon factors Know what you are operating for 1.Is it that […]