N°280 - January 2019
This year’s Congress of the Francophone Society of Arthroscopy took place in Strasbourg. Among the many invited speakers, we met with Dominique Rouleau, a lecturer-practitioner from French-speaking Quebec with a particular penchant for France, and secretary of the Canadian Shoulder and Elbow Society. Here, she talks to us about her career path and her surgical practice in the beautiful province of Quebec.
Article : How I treat olecranon fractures By Dominique M. Rouleau
Olecranon fractures are among the most commonly operated on fractures in the upper limb. There are several fixation methods and here we will discuss tension-band wiring and plate fixation. Tension-band wiring is a classic fracture treatment method which is most commonly used in cases of olecranon fractures.
Article : Reconstruction of the posterolateral corner of the knee using the surgical technique performed at the SORI: feedback on an Australian approach By Thomas Neri (1, 2, 3), Sebastien Lustig (4), Brett Fritsch (2), Myles Coolican (2), David Parker (2)
Lesions of the posterolateral corner (PLC) result in rotational instability and varus laxity. Most studies have shown that surgical reconstruction is usually necessary.2,7 The most widely used procedures include the Larson, LaPrade and ‘Versailles’ surgical techniques.
Article : Arthroscopic perifoveal repair of the TFCC: an experience from Hong Kong By Marion Burnier*, Michael Mak**, Wing-Lim Tse**, Pak-cheong Ho**
Described by Palmer in 1984, lesions of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) affect 27% of the population under 30 years of age. They are the ligament injury that is most frequently associated with fractures of the distal radius, with a frequency ranging from 49% to 78%, depending on the study.
Article : Arthroscopic repair of a tibial spine fracture by sutures and an absorbable anchor By Martin CHOLLEY ROULLEAU (1), Olivier GOSSELIN (2)
Tibial spine fracture is an uncommon injury that accounts for 14% of traumas to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). It is seen as often in children and adolescents as it is in adults.