Garrett Pipkin (1904-1981) was an American orthopedic surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Pipkin classification of femoral head fractures
Compartment Syndrome (CS) CS is a limb threatening condition caused by raised pressure within a facial compartment. This causes compression of vessels, muscles and nerves within the compartment. Presentation: Symptoms:• Pain out of proportion Signs:• Pain with passive stretch• Paraesthesia and hypopthesia• Tense compartment (woody hardness)• Congestion of digits• Paralysis late signs• Absent pulses Common […]
Lorenz Böhler (1885 – 1973) Austrian Physician and Surgeon. Eponymously associated with Böhler angle – a measurement on a lateral foot x-ray to determine calcaneal injuries
The Galeazzi test, sometimes called Allis sign or Skyline test, is used to assess for hip dislocation, specifically testing for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Monteggia fracture. Fracture of the proximal or middle third of the ulna with associated radial head dislocation/instability. GB Monteggia 1812
Giovanni Battista Montéggia (1762-1815) was an Italian surgeon. Eponym: Monteggia fracture (1812) ulna fracture, radial head dislocation
José Luis Bado (1903 – 1977) was a Uruguayan surgeon. Eponymously linked to the Bado classification of Monteggia fractures.
José Luis Bado (1903-1977) was a Uruguayan surgeon who created the Bado Classification of Monteggia fractures in 1967 to define 4 Types
Riccardo Galeazzi (1866 – 1952) was an pioneering Italian orthopaedic surgeon. The eponymous Galeazzi fracture is named after him.
Galeazzi fracture (1934). Fracture of the distal third of the radius with associated Distal radio-ulna joint (DRUJ) disruption.