INTRAMEMBRANOUS FRACTURE REPAIR

INTRAMEMBRANOUS FRACTURE REPAIR - BONE REPAIR There are...

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12/11/10 BONE REPAIR There are three stages of bone repair: 1) Inflammatory Phase 2) Repair Phase 3) Remodeling Phase When bone breaks, periosteum ruptures. Reparative process beings 24-48 hours. Area fills with blood.
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12/11/10 INFLAMMATORY PHASE The phase of healing Area swells and fills with blood and lymphatic fluid Due to fragmentation, the immune system will respond and reabsorb hemorrhage blood, fragmented bone and damaged tissue It is immediate
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12/11/10 REPAIR PHASE Within few days, this phase begins In bones formed via endochondral ossification, the periosteum reverts and cartilage cells are found (for large breaks) Hairline fractures: cartilage deposit is not required, repair occurs via Haversian canals which have osteoprogenitor cells develop into
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12/11/10 REMODELING PHASE The first bone laid down is woven which is replaced by lamellar bone Medullary cavity is reconstituted Bone is structured in response to stress and strain (Wolff’s law) Callus: raised area around the fracture In adults, most bones are lamellar
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