Ultrasound Guided Ankle Arthrocentesis

2016-10-13T18:16:39-05:00March 27th, 2013|Orthopedics, Ultrasound|

My preferred method is the anterior-medial approach. Place the patient in the supine position with knee flexed, and foot plantar flexed and resting flat on the bed. An high-frequency linear probe is most useful for identifying the detailed structures. Using a combination of palpati

Bennett’s Fracture

2016-10-13T18:16:40-05:00March 10th, 2013|Orthopedics|

Fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone which extends into the carpometacarpal joint. This intra-articular fracture is the most common type of fracture of the thumb. Caused by an axial force directed against the partially flexed metacarpal, such as during a fight or fall