Indications Cavus, Adductus and Varus are fully corrected but ankle dorsiflexion remains <10 degrees above neutral Adequate abduction: Best sign: Ability to palpate anterior process…Explore more Percutaneous Achilles Tenotomy for CTEV
Acceptable angulation in Femoral Shaft Fractures Age Varus/Valgus (degrees) Anterior/Posterior (degrees) Shortening (mm) <2 yr 30 30 15 2-5 yr 15 20 20 6-10 yr…Explore more Hip Spica Cast
Indications Transverse or dorsally angulated traumatic amputations of the fingertip involving exposed distal phalanx Tissue loss distal to the lunula (Zone I and Zone II…Explore more Volar V-Y advancement flap for fingertip amputations
Pre-requisites for Vac Dressing Thorough debridement Adequate hemostasis Components of Vac Dressing 1. Pump for Negative Pressure: A wall suction or a portable suction unit…Explore more DIY Vac Dressing for Wounds
Choice of Suture: Non-absorbable (braided suture provides slightly superior grip on tubing than monofilament sutures) Technique 1: Create a series of knots around the drain.…Explore more Techniques of Securing Surgical Drain to Skin (Drain Fixation)
Method 1: Digital block Painting with antiseptic solution Application of sterile latex gloves (slightly larger than the patient’s hand) on the patient’s hand A tiny…Explore more How to make tourniquet for fingers using latex gloves?
Based on the preoperative clinical examination, the decision on which donor superficialis (FDS) tendon to use is made (commonly FDS middle finger is used). Transverse…Explore more Zancolli-Lasso Procedure
Synonym: Half-buried horizontal mattress suture Indications: V, Y or X-pattern laceration repair Risk: Dermal stitch may be placed too close to the tip of the…Explore more Corner Stitch