Author: Filip Dąbrowski

  • Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

July 8, 2022

Supracondylar humerus fractures in children – a retrospective study

Introduction. Supracondylar fracture of the humerus is the most common type of distal humeral fracture in children. Either operative or non-operative treatment depends on Gartland’s classification and neurovascular damage. There is still room for discussion on which Kirschner pin’s configuration should be chosen – crossed pinning or lateral pinning. Aim. Our study aimed to compare clinical results of treating supracondylar […]
June 21, 2022

Current trends in microsurgical education – review of types of training and skill assessment instruments

Microsurgery became an essential part of various specialties. Hand replantation, vascular free flap reconstruction, and cerebral bypasses are impossible to conduct without mastering microsurgical skills. Currently, the gold standard of microsurgical training is the course with living models during which participants perform basic microsurgical procedures under the supervision of an experienced tutor. However, due to high cost of training and ethical issues new […]
June 21, 2022

Trans-metacarpal hand replantation – case report

A 53-year old patient amputated his hand with a sheet metal guillotine while working in a workshop. After a preliminary assessment consisting of running diagnostics and wound dressing, he was transported and admitted to the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the Medical University of Gdańsk. The initial surgery took 8 hours. The microsurgical procedures consisted of anastomosis of the ulnar artery […]
June 21, 2022

Peripheral nerve injuries after pediatric supracondylar humerus fracture

Introduction: Peripheral nerve injuries after pediatric supracondylar humerus fracture are one of the most serious complications after vascular injuries and occur in 10-20 % of cases. Aim of the study: The aim of the study was assessment of peripheral nerve function in pediatric patients with supracondylar humerus fracture with nerve dysfunction and analysis of the available data to develop guidelines for surgical […]