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closed reduction

[¦klōzd ri′dək·shən]
(medicine)
Reduction of fractures or dislocations by manipulation without surgical intervention.
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Accuracy of fluoroscopy in closed reduction and percutaneous fixation of simulated Bennett's fracture.
Adequate reduction and fixation were achieved in all patients treated with closed reduction and percutaneous pinning with K-wires.
In 1991, Umar and D'Sousa gave a detailed analysis of supracondylar fracture management in children till then.8 They came to the conclusion that closed reduction and percutaneous pinning had given the best results and the least complications.
Treatment of the displaced supracondylar fracture of the humerus (type-III) with closed reduction and percutaneous pinning.
Surgery was performed on all patients by a single surgeon in cases where closed reduction could not be completed or vessel-nerve damage was present.
In a study done on 35 cases of supracondylar fractures, the mean Baumann's angle observed was 6.6 degree Baumann's angle in ORIF and 8.7 degree Baumann's angle in closed reduction. [12] In this study, Baumann's angle was of 6.1 degree in open reduction in group I and 5.4 degree in group II.
While open reduction of this injury was the obvious management given the irreducibility of the patella, what is peculiar about this case and important to consider when treating these injuries is that block to reduction may not be obvious on initial imaging or exam, and a high index of suspicion to proceed with open reduction or early advanced imaging may limit aggressive attempts at closed reduction and further injury.
"Acute shoulder dislocations can be effectively managed by closed reduction maneuvers," explans lead study author Thomas Youm, clinical assistant professor,
There is a disagreement on treatment of Type II supracondylar fractures; as some authors advocate treating with closed reduction and a cast while others prefer closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner (K) wire fixation4, 5.
Luxatio erecta is normally treated by closed reduction using the traction-counter-traction technique.
Closed reduction under general anesthesia was unsuccessful therefore, he was operated via volar approach to gain access to lunate.
They provide step-by-step instructions and detailed demonstrations using color photos and illustrations for various evaluation and management techniques, including nerve blocks around the hand, ankle fractures, closed reduction of shoulder and elbow dislocations and distal radius and pediatric forearm fractures, joint aspiration and injection techniques, reduction of the dislocated total hip arthroplasty, insertion of femoral and tibial traction pins, nursemaid's elbow, nail bed repair, compartment syndrome, suturing lacerations, and pediatric and adult sedation and analgesia.