Author: Justyna Napora

  • 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

The use of bone substitute (CERAMENT) in the treatment of benign bone tumors and tumor-like lesions

Introduction. Treatment of benign bone tumors and tumor-like lesions is undertaken by numerous Orthopedic surgeons worldwide. Several treatment modalities exist including curettage and bone grafting. CERAMENT is a novel bioresorbable bone substitute used for grafting. Aim. Assessment of preliminary result of treatment of benign bone tumors and tumors like lesions utilizing CERAMENT as a bone substitute. Analysis of therapeutic and […]
June 21, 2022

Analysis of concerns among patients operated for carpal tunnel syndrome

Introduction. Carpal tunnel release (CTR) is among the most commonly performed procedures within a hand, in a day surgery setting. Studies suggest that patient concerns and emotional state may influence CTR outcomes. Aim. To determine the frequency of preoperative concerns among patients operated for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and their correlation with negative emotions, socio-demographic and clinical variables. Materials and methods. A […]
June 21, 2022

Recent advances on diagnosis and treatment of osteoid osteoma

Osteoid osteoma (OO) is a benign bony lesion with a characteristic radiologic feature of x-ray focus (nidus). The most common symptom indicating diagnosis is strong nocturnal pain that eases with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Computed tomography (CT) is a method of choice for diagnosing and localizing the tumor. Osteoid osteoma can regress spontaneously, thus conservative treatment is one of the […]
June 21, 2022

Osteoid osteoma mimicking tuberculosis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis – a case report

Osteoid osteoma is a common benign bone tumor. The classic presentation includes nocturnal pain that responds well to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Osteoid osteoma can mimic many conditions, including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, infection, malignant neoplasm, and post-traumatic condition. We present the case of a 14-year-old girl with a months-long history of pain with limited mobility of the left hip joint. The […]