102018Oct

Median Nerve Allograft – Franko

History/Diagnosis: This patient is a 35 year old gentlement who sustained a glass puncture injury to his forearm about 3 weeks before presenting to my office for evaluation.  He initially did not think the injury was severe, but due to continued pain and numbness was concerned that it may be more involved.  His exam was consistent…

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102018Oct

Complex Hand and Forearm Motorcycle Accident – Franko

History/Diagnosis: This patient sustained a very severe motorcycle accident with open injuries to the forearm, wrist, hand, and fingers.  There were fractures of the ulna, radius, ulnar styloid, thumb dislocation, metacarpals, and CMC joints.  I took her to the operative room for extensive surgery to repair and reconstruct all of the injuries.   Treatment: Complex repair of all…

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102018Oct

Bilateral Forearm ORIF

History: 22 year-old male injured in a motorcycle accident with bilateral forearm fractures of the radius and ulna.   Diagnosis: Complex bilateral forearm fractures with comminution, open injuries, and need for repair   Treatment: Bilateral forearm ORIF    Outcome: Within 6 weeks he had near full motion. He had minimal pain and was quite pleased with the final result. 

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