arm injuries

Summary

Summary: General or unspecified injuries involving the UPPER ARM and the FOREARM.

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  1. Speklé E, Hoozemans M, van der Beek A, Blatter B, Bongers P, van Dieen J. Internal consistency, test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of a questionnaire on work-related exposure related to arm, shoulder and neck symptoms in computer workers. Ergonomics. 2009;52:1087-103 pubmed publisher
    ..The questionnaire can be used as a means to rapidly collect data on a large population of office workers and at low cost...
  2. Speklé E, Hoozemans M, Blatter B, Heinrich J, van der Beek A, Knol D, et al. Effectiveness of a questionnaire based intervention programme on the prevalence of arm, shoulder and neck symptoms, risk factors and sick leave in computer workers: a cluster randomised controlled trial in an occupational setting. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010;11:99 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of this intervention programme...
  3. Beingessner D, Patterson S, King G. Early excision of heterotopic bone in the forearm. J Hand Surg Am. 2000;25:483-8 pubmed
    ..The results of this study suggest that early excision with radiation therapy and indomethacin is a viable option in treating and preventing recurrent heterotopic ossification in the forearm...
  4. Tahmasebi M, Mohammad Naghi T, Kiani K, Kambiz K, Mazlouman S, Shahriar J, et al. Musculoskeletal injuries associated with earthquake. A report of injuries of Iran's December 26, 2003 Bam earthquake casualties managed in tertiary referral centers. Injury. 2005;36:27-32 pubmed
    ..Institution of renal protective protocols from the very first hours after injury more conservative approaches to treatment of fractures in these crush trauma patients are strongly recommended...
  5. Bongers P, Kremer A, ter Laak J. Are psychosocial factors, risk factors for symptoms and signs of the shoulder, elbow, or hand/wrist?: A review of the epidemiological literature. Am J Ind Med. 2002;41:315-42 pubmed
    ..Since then, additional reviews on this topic have been published; however, none of these focussed on upper limb problems...
  6. Eltayeb S, Staal J, Kennes J, Lamberts P, de Bie R. Prevalence of complaints of arm, neck and shoulder among computer office workers and psychometric evaluation of a risk factor questionnaire. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2007;8:68 pubmed
  7. Russell K, Hagel B, Francescutti L. The effect of wrist guards on wrist and arm injuries among snowboarders: a systematic review. Clin J Sport Med. 2007;17:145-50 pubmed
    ..To systematically review studies that examined the effectiveness of wrist guards in preventing wrist injuries among snowboarders...
  8. IJmker S, Blatter B, van der Beek A, van Mechelen W, Bongers P. Prospective research on musculoskeletal disorders in office workers (PROMO): study protocol. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2006;7:55 pubmed
    ..The results of this study might lead to more effective and/or cost-efficient preventive interventions among office workers...
  9. Sherker S, Ozanne Smith J, Rechnitzer G, Grzebieta R. Out on a limb: risk factors for arm fracture in playground equipment falls. Inj Prev. 2005;11:120-4 pubmed
    ..To investigate and quantify fall height, surface depth, and surface impact attenuation as risk factors for arm fracture in children who fall from playground equipment...

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  1. Norton C, Rolfe K, Morris S, Evans R, James R, Jones M, et al. Head injury and limb fracture in modern playgrounds. Arch Dis Child. 2004;89:152-3 pubmed
    ..There were no serious head injuries in modern Cardiff municipal playgrounds with safety surfaces over five years injury surveillance. The literature suggests serious head injuries did occur before the introduction of safety surfaces...
  2. Zakaria D, Robertson J, MacDermid J, Hartford K, Koval J. Work-related cumulative trauma disorders of the upper extremity: navigating the epidemiologic literature. Am J Ind Med. 2002;42:258-69 pubmed
    ..The primary purpose of this article is to summarize the literature regarding the rate of work-related CTDUE, while drawing attention to the various factors contributing to the wide range of reported findings...
  3. Lundberg U. Psychophysiology of work: stress, gender, endocrine response, and work-related upper extremity disorders. Am J Ind Med. 2002;41:383-92 pubmed
    ..Mental stress may induce muscle tension and has been proposed to contribute to the development of work related upper extremity disorders (WRUEDs) by driving low threshold motor units into degenerative processes by overload...
  4. Sherker S, Ozanne Smith J. Are current playground safety standards adequate for preventing arm fractures?. Med J Aust. 2004;180:562-5 pubmed
    ..To assess compliance with current standards of playgrounds where children have sustained a fall-related arm fracture...
  5. Kragh J, Cooper A, Aden J, Dubick M, Baer D, Wade C, et al. Survey of trauma registry data on tourniquet use in pediatric war casualties. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012;28:1361-5 pubmed publisher
  6. Roche A, Selvarajah K. Traumatic amputations in children and adolescents: demographics from a regional limb-fitting centre in the United Kingdom. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011;93:507-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Compared with the United States, the incidence of paediatric traumatic amputations in the United Kingdom is low...
  7. Chang N, Waughlock N, Kao D, Lin C, Lin C, Hsu C. Efficient design of split anterolateral thigh flap in extremity reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;128:1242-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Such a strategy emphasizes harvesting an elliptical anterolateral thigh flap with a narrower width to allow for primary closure in most cases. This avoids the need for skin grafting and reduces donor-site morbidity...
  8. Taljanovic M, Nisbet J, Hunter T, Cohen R, Rogers L. Humeral avulsion of the inferior glenohumeral ligament in college female volleyball players caused by repetitive microtrauma. Am J Sports Med. 2011;39:1067-76 pubmed publisher
    ..The axillary pouch humeral avulsion of the inferior glenohumeral ligament as a result of repetitive microtrauma has not been yet described in the English literature...
  9. Guven E, Uğurlu A, Hocaoglu E, Kuvat S, Elbey H. Treatment of post-burn upper extremity, neck and facial contractures: report of 77 cases. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2010;16:401-6 pubmed
    ..Post-burn contractures severely deteriorate life quality. We aimed to present our treatment protocols for post-burn sequelae and the contractures that cause functional limitations...
  10. Pietschmann M, Sadoghi P, Häuser E, Scharpf A, Gülecyüz M, Schröder C, et al. Influence of testing conditions on primary stability of arthroscopic knot tying for rotator cuff repair: slippery when wet?. Arthroscopy. 2011;27:1628-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose was to evaluate whether the knot security of sliding and nonsliding knots with different sutures is influenced by dry or wet conditions...
  11. O Connor S, Zatzick D, Wang J, Temkin N, Koepsell T, Jaffe K, et al. Association between posttraumatic stress, depression, and functional impairments in adolescents 24 months after traumatic brain injury. J Trauma Stress. 2012;25:264-71 pubmed publisher
    ..07, p = .03; Model R(2) = .36) and physical (?(2) = .11, p = .01; Model R(2) = .23) functioning, whereas greater depressive symptoms were associated with poorer school (?(2) = .06, p = .05; Model R(2) = .39) functioning...
  12. Lee B, Lin S, Bar Meir E, Borud L, Upton J. Pedicled perforator flaps: a new principle in reconstructive surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;125:201-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, the chronology of flap reconstruction is discussed, with particular emphasis on the current state of nonmicrosurgical perforator based flaps...
  13. Pike J, Leith J. Type II error in the shoulder and elbow literature. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009;18:44-51 pubmed publisher
    ..It is a critically important distinction to conclude no difference was observed rather than no true difference between interventions exists...
  14. Ogawa H, Sumi H, Sumi Y, Shimizu K. Skill level-specific differences in snowboarding-related injuries. Am J Sports Med. 2010;38:532-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Snowboarding-related injuries have been associated with specific snowboarding skill levels, but differences in specific skill level have not been identified...
  15. Beerekamp M, Sulkers G, Ubbink D, Maas M, Schep N, Goslings J. Accuracy and consequences of 3D-fluoroscopy in upper and lower extremity fracture treatment: a systematic review. Eur J Radiol. 2012;81:4019-28 pubmed publisher
  16. Ramakrishnaiah R, Shah C, Parnell Beasley D, Greenberg B. Motorized dirt bike injuries in children. J Emerg Med. 2013;44:806-10 pubmed publisher
    ..The number of dirt bike injuries in children in the United States is increasing and poses a public health problem...
  17. Keilani M, Krall C, Lipowec L, Posch M, Komanadj T, Crevenna R. Skateboarding injuries in Vienna: location, frequency, and severity. PM R. 2010;2:619-24 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe injury patterns of skateboard-associated injuries (SAIs) and to assess the frequency and severity of SAIs depending on an athlete's skateboarding experience...
  18. Mulligan E, Devanna R, Huang M, Middleton E, Khazzam M. Factors that impact rehabilitation strategies after rotator cuff repair. Phys Sportsmed. 2012;40:102-14 pubmed publisher
    ..This article examines both intrinsic and extrinsic patient factors to help therapists develop customized rehabilitation programs that optimize surgical outcomes...
  19. Mariscalco M, Saluan P. Upper extremity injuries in the adolescent athlete. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2011;19:17-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The review will conclude with a discussion on common wrist and hand injuries seen in this population. ..
  20. Febrer A, Vigo M, Rodriguez N, Medina J, Colomer J, Nascimento A. [Fractures in spinal muscular atrophy]. Rev Neurol. 2013;57:207-11 pubmed
    ..To determine the frequency of fractures in patients with spinal muscular atrophy, their mechanism of production, age at appearance and functional repercussions...
  21. Mroz T, Carlini A, Archer K, Wegener S, Hoolachan J, Stiers W, et al. Frequency and cost of claims by injury type from a state workers' compensation fund from 1998 through 2008. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014;95:1048-1054.e6 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine which work-related injuries are the most frequent and costly...
  22. Lomasney L, Choi H, Jayanthi N. Magnetic resonance arthrography of the upper extremity. Radiol Clin North Am. 2013;51:227-37 pubmed publisher
    ..This article provides details of the technique for injection of the shoulder, the elbow, and the wrist for optimization of magnetic resonance imaging...
  23. Griffin X, Smith N, Parsons N, Costa M. Ultrasound and shockwave therapy for acute fractures in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;:CD008579 pubmed publisher
    ..The length of time to healing is an important factor in determining a patient's recovery after a fracture. Ultrasound may have a therapeutic role in reducing the time to union after fracture...
  24. Banerjee R, Waterman B, Padalecki J, Robertson W. Management of distal clavicle fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011;19:392-401 pubmed
    ..Each technique has advantages and disadvantages; insufficient evidence exists to demonstrate that any one technique consistently provides the best results...
  25. Sindhu B, Shechtman O, Tuckey L. Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of a digital version of the visual analog scale. J Hand Ther. 2011;24:356-63; quiz 364 pubmed publisher
    ..However, differences in accuracy (resolution) among the VAS-D, VAS-P, or NRS-V may render the three pain scales not fully compatible...
  26. Moon E, Howlett J, Wiater B, Trumble T. Treatment of plastic deformation of the forearm in young adults with double-level osteotomies: case reports. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36:639-46 pubmed publisher
    ..We present 2 cases demonstrating that deformity correction with single cortex, double-level osteotomies combined with rigid plate fixation and early range of motion exercise that results in good functional outcomes...
  27. Ball C, Kirkpatrick A, Rajani R, Wyrzykowski A, Dente C, Vercruysse G, et al. Temporary intravascular shunts: when are we really using them according to the NTDB?. Am Surg. 2009;75:605-7 pubmed
    ..This provides distal perfusion while surgeons assess/fixate the limb. TIVS are placed relatively uncommonly by a large number of trauma centers with a few hospitals using them much more frequently for penetrating injuries...
  28. Shippert B. Pool chemical blast injury. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;55:370-2 pubmed publisher
    ..There are few case reports about injuries from pool chemicals, and the potential for significant injury from blast force is presented here...
  29. Ramazzini Castro R, Montiel Gimenez A, Gallardo Villares S, Abellán Miralles C. [Surgical treatment of distal biceps tendon ruptures with bone anchors using a single anterior approach]. Rev Esp Cir Ortop Traumatol. 2014;58:370-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the clinical results of reinsertion of the distal biceps tendon with anterior bone anchors...
  30. Arrigoni P, Brady P, Zottarelli L, Barth J, Narbona P, Huberty D, et al. Associated lesions requiring additional surgical treatment in grade 3 acromioclavicular joint dislocations. Arthroscopy. 2014;30:6-10 pubmed publisher
  31. Bolandparvaz S, Moharamzadeh P, Jamali K, Pouraghaei M, Fadaie M, Sefidbakht S, et al. Comparing diagnostic accuracy of bedside ultrasound and radiography for bone fracture screening in multiple trauma patients at the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2013;31:1583-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study compared the diagnostic accuracy of bedside ultrasound and radiography in multiple trauma patients at the emergency department (ED)...
  32. Chang H, Cheng S, Lin C, Chou K, Gan S, Wang C. The effectiveness of kinesio taping for athletes with medial elbow epicondylar tendinopathy. Int J Sports Med. 2013;34:1003-6 pubmed publisher
    ..However, Kinesio taping did not change maximal grip strength in either group. The effects of Kinesio taping on other muscle functions remain to be studied. ..
  33. Innocenti M, Baldrighi C, Delcroix L, Adani R. Local perforator flaps in soft tissue reconstruction of the upper limb. Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2009;41:315-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Preoperative identification of the perforators in case of "transposition flaps" greatly facilitates the operation. In our experience echo color Doppler investigations provided reliable results...
  34. Izadi D, Paget J, Haj Basheer M, Khan U. Fasciocutaneous flaps of the subscapular artery axis to reconstruct large extremity defects. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012;65:1357-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Donor-site morbidity analysis was carried out prospectively using Oxford Medical Research Council (MRC) score, Vancouver Scar Scale and disability of arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire (DASH) scores...
  35. Farrell C, Rubin D, Downes K, Dormans J, Christian C. Symptoms and time to medical care in children with accidental extremity fractures. Pediatrics. 2012;129:e128-33 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe patient and injury characteristics that influence the time from injury to medical care...
  36. Bylund S, Ahlgren C. Experiences and consequences for women with hand-arm vibration injuries. Work. 2010;35:431-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings indicate that a vibration injury is a multidimensional problem that can affect every aspect of an individual's life. Health care providers should be aware of these complex consequences...
  37. Polinder S, Iordens G, Panneman M, Eygendaal D, Patka P, den Hartog D, et al. Trends in incidence and costs of injuries to the shoulder, arm and wrist in The Netherlands between 1986 and 2008. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:531 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess population-based trends in the incidence of upper extremity injuries in the Dutch population between 1986 and 2008, and to give a detailed overview of the associated health care costs...
  38. Schneider A, Bennett J, O Connor D, Mehlhoff T, Bennett J. Bilateral ruptures of the distal biceps brachii tendon. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009;18:804-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify characteristics associated with bilateral ruptures of the distal biceps tendons...
  39. Mollberg N, Wise S, Banipal S, Sullivan R, Holevar M, Vafa A, et al. Color-flow duplex screening for upper extremity proximity injuries: a low-yield strategy for therapeutic intervention. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013;27:594-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study shows the incidence and clinical significance of vascular injury as a result of proximity trauma to the upper extremity in a large cohort of patients screened with color-flow duplex...
  40. Beitzel K, Chowaniec D, McCarthy M, Cote M, Russell R, Obopilwe E, et al. Stability of double-row rotator cuff repair is not adversely affected by scaffold interposition between tendon and bone. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40:1148-54 pubmed publisher
    ..This usually requires a biological carrier (scaffold) to be integrated into the construct and placed in the area of tendon-to-bone healing. This needs to be done without affecting the constructs mechanics. Hypothesis/..
  41. Fujioka M, Murakami C, Masuda K, Doi H. Evaluation of superficial and deep self-inflicted wrist and forearm lacerations. J Hand Surg Am. 2012;37:1054-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesized that the character of patients with deep wounds is different from those with superficial wounds. We investigated patients who cut their wrist or forearms as an act of self-mutilation from the viewpoint of wound severity...
  42. Chang H, Wang C, Chou K, Cheng S. Could forearm Kinesio Taping improve strength, force sense, and pain in baseball pitchers with medial epicondylitis?. Clin J Sport Med. 2012;22:327-33 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine short-term effects of applied forearm Kinesio Taping (KT) on pain, wrist flexor strength, and force sense for baseball players with medial epicondylitis (ME)...
  43. Percival T, Rasmussen T. Reperfusion strategies in the management of extremity vascular injury with ischaemia. Br J Surg. 2012;99 Suppl 1:66-74 pubmed publisher
    ..This report provides a review of extremity ischaemia and reperfusion following vascular trauma...
  44. Bertelli J, Ghizoni M. Very distal sensory nerve transfers in high median nerve lesions. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36:387-93 pubmed publisher
    ..We report on the results of reconstruction of fingertip sensation by very distal nerve transfer in 8 patients with high median nerve lesions...
  45. Austin L, Mathur M, Simpson E, Lazarus M. Variables influencing successful two-incision distal biceps repair. Orthopedics. 2009;32:88 pubmed
    ..Patient specific variables do not appear to be associated with the rate or type of complications. Placement of the dorsal incision on the ulnar crest may be associated with the development of radioulnar synostosis...
  46. Franklin C, Weiss J. Stopping sports injuries in kids: an overview of the last year in publications. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012;24:64-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This injury prevalence has led to significant interest in prevention strategies. In this review, we examine the last year of publications related to sports injury prevention in the pediatric population...
  47. Hsu S, Miller S, Curtis A. Long head of biceps tendon pathology: management alternatives. Clin Sports Med. 2008;27:747-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Management and treatment methods have evolved with improved patient selection and proper diagnosis of long head biceps pathology...
  48. Oliveira M, Ferreira P, Barbosa R, Horta R, Bartosch I, Reis J, et al. Gunshot upper extremity injury reconstructed with a fibula osteoseptocutaneous free flap (case report). Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2009;13:60-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The bone defect measured 12 cm. In severe injuries of the upper extremity, free transfer of the fibula flap not only provides replacement of the resulting composite defect but may also offer salvage of the extremity...
  49. Byram I, Khanna K, Gardner T, Ahmad C. Characterizing bone tunnel placement in medial ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction using patient-specific 3-dimensional computed tomography modeling. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:894-902 pubmed publisher
    ..Medial ulnar collateral ligament (MUCL) reconstruction is successful in restoring valgus elbow stability, but variability in bone tunnel characteristics exists among surgical techniques...
  50. Holmes W, Williams A, Everitt K, Kay S, Bourke G. Cross-over limb replantation: a case report. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013;66:1428-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Cross-limb transfer should be considered in situations where bilateral arm amputation is present and neither can be orthotopically replanted. ..
  51. Valerio I, Sabino J, Bevevino A, Tintle S, Fleming M, Kumar A. Sequential free tissue transfers for simultaneous upper and lower limb salvage. Microsurgery. 2013;33:447-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Our group will discuss the microsurgical challenges, algorithms, and success and complication rates for this cohort of war injured patients...
  52. Snir N, Hamula M, Wolfson T, Meislin R, Strauss E, Jazrawi L. Clinical outcomes after chronic distal biceps reconstruction with allografts. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:2288-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Reconstruction with allograft augmentation has been proposed as an alternative for cases not amenable to primary repair...
  53. Cavadas P, Landin L, Thione A, Rodriguez Perez J, Garcia Bello M, Ibanez J, et al. The Spanish experience with hand, forearm, and arm transplantation. Hand Clin. 2011;27:443-53, viii pubmed publisher
    ..The authors provide the first report of a significant improvement in disabilities of the upper limb as a result of hand allotransplantation...