Distal Radius Fractures – Dr. Ruch : Part 7 : The role of PQ and Brachioradialis
David S. Ruch, MD, Chief of Orthopaedic Hand Service at Duke University Medical Center, discusses repair of the Pronator Quadrutus and the Brachioradialus tendon, and how to avoid soft tissue irritation during the repair of intra-articular fractures of the distal radius.
Fibular Rod Operative Technique
This video provides step-by-step instructions for the operative technique for the insertion of the Acumed Fibular Rod.
Scapula Plating System
This visual case study of a poly-trauma patient, presented by William Geissler, Professor and Chief, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, demonstrates the step-by-step process for plate fixation of a scapula fracture.
Mr. Brown Interviews
Mister Brown discusses the importance of proper plate positioning in fracture reduction of the distal radius (part 1), his criteria and methods for reducing and fixing an intra-articular fracture (part 2), the different indications for which he would use a proximal- or distal-sitting Acu-Loc 2 plate (part 3), Read More
Distal Radius Fractures – Interview with Dr. Geissler
Dr. William B. Geissler is interviewed about the treatment of distal radius fractures. Topics covered are how treatment has changed over time, the top three challenges faced when treating distal radius fractures, and the future of distal radius plating.
ARC Wrist Traction Tower
The case study of a 21-year-old college football player, a patient of William Geissler, Professor and Chief, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, demonstrates how the Acumed ARC Wrist Traction Tower provides traction of the wrist during arthroscopic examination of the scaphoid nonunion and associated soft tissues — and can then be rotated down horizontally to aid in the percutaneous reduction of the nonunion.
PHP Proximal Humerus Plate Surgical Technique
An animated version of the suggested step-by-step method for implanting the Acumed Polarus PHP (Proximal Humeral Plate).
Acu-Loc Wrist Plating Sytem Surgical Technique
An animated version of the suggested method for implanting the Acu-Loc Targeted Distal Radius Plate, designed to treat acute fractures, nonunions and malunions of the distal radius.
Subtalar Fusion Surgical Technique
This visual case study of a 66-year-old woman with subtalar arthrodesis — a severe hindfoot deformity — presented by Doctor Gary Schmidt, demonstrates the step-by-step process for the suggested surgical repair technique using Acutrak Plus Compression Screws.
This visual case study of a 26-year-old female with ulna impaction, presented by William Geissler, Professor and Chief, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, demonstrates the step-by-step process of an ulna shortening osteotomy using the Acumed Osteotomy System featuring the Ulna Shortening Plate.