Author: Szymon Stec

  • University Children’s Hospital in Lublin, Department of Children’s Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Lublin, Poland

July 7, 2022

Evaluation of the incidence of complications during the treatment of diaphyseal forearm fractures using elastic intramedullary nailing in children

Introduction. Diaphyseal forearm fractures constitute the second most numerous group of injuries to the locomotor system in children, right after the injuries of the distal part of forearm bones. Most often, diaphyseal forearm fractures in children occur through an indirect mechanism. In the treatment of diaphyseal forearm fractures in children, the aim is to achieve union, correct length and axis […]
June 21, 2022

Accidents in agriculture involving muscle skeletal system in children. Analysis based on hospitalization in the Paediatric Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Department University Children’s Hospital in 2010-2019

Introduction. Accidents in agriculture involving children happen every year. They are attributable to a lack of safety and low awareness of caretakers, who oftentimes don’t pay enough attention to the little ones. Injuries in agriculture involve mainly falls from great heights: ladders, trailers, tractors; crushing by various types of agricultural machinery; partial or complete amputations within the regions of upper and lower […]
June 21, 2022

Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head in the course of haemophilia; a different clinical and radiological course compared to typical Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (twenty years of follow-up) – case report

The authors analyse the course of aseptic necrosis of the femoral head in a 7-year-old boy with haemophilia A (factor VIII level – 0%) caused by massive haemarthrosis into the hip joint (joint tamponade). The patient’s clinical and radiological symptoms differed from those in classic LCP disease, and now, after 20 years, the consequences of necrosis do not confirm typical Perthes disease […]