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Basics are always important !

Varus is defined as : a. Distal limb pointing towards midline in the saggital plane b. Distal limb pointing towards midline in the coronal plane c. Distal limb pointing away…

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Synovial Fluid

SYNOVIAL FLUID This topic has been asked in Physiology many times , therefore I will be mentioning the highlights here : It is an ultradialysate of plasma secreted by synovial…

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Happy Dussehra from Orthopaedics Plus Team!

Dear Doctors / Medicos and Visitors, Wish you all a very Happy Dussehra and seasons greetings for the coming festive season.   From, OrthopaedicsPlus Team.

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WHAT SHOULD BE FIXED FIRST IN CRUSHING INJURY – BONE / VESSEL /SKIN !!!

    Which of the following is the first one to be fixed in a crushing injury to wrist : Skin Extensor tendons Vessels Bone Answer  : D Explanation :   This…

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Gallow’s traction

Gallows traction (overhead Bryant skin traction) is useful for children younger than 2 years who weigh 10-12 kg for Fracture shaft of femur. The traction should be enough to just…

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Bone Markers

Indicators of bone formation include all except: a. Serum Osteocalcin b. Serum Osteonectin c. Serum Alkaline Phosphatase d. Serum Deoxypyridinoline Answer – D Explanation :    

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Orthopaedics Punch now available on OrthopaedicsPlus.in

Orthopaedics Punch A complete Synopsis of Orthopaedics with Images and Illustrations for PGMEEs. The one of its kind book by Dr. Tushar Mehta, Faculty of Orthopaedics, Teaching PG aspirants (AIIMS,…

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Identify this Image

In a case of osteosarcoma, when the lesion grows rapidly but steadily, the periosteum will not have enough time to lay down even a thin shell of bone, and the…

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Locking Plates – They fail too !!

A modern concept is to use Locking Plates despite the indications and contra indications just because they are in vogue. A stratified research which actually proved that Locking plates do…

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