Internal carotid aneurysms

“Aneurysm” comes from the Greek word aneurysma (ana, meaning across, and eurys, meaning broad) and denotes an abnormal dilatation of an artery.
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Open reduction with internal fixation (ORIF)

Intertrochanteric fractures usually result from falls or direct blows. Patients have tenderness, ecchymosis, and swelling over the hip; usually, the leg is shortened and rotates externally. Plain x-rays are usually diagnostic. Treatment is usually ORIF and early mobilization. Femoral shaft fractures: The usual injury mechanism is severe direct force or an axial load to the […]
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