Volume 4, Number 1 and 2 (9-1997)                   RJMS 1997, 4(1 and 2): 33-38 | Back to browse issues page


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Ameri E. ANALYSIS OF ORTHOPEDIC PATIENTS WHO ADMITTED TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF SHAFA HOSPITAL IN TEHIRAN DURING ONE YEAR. RJMS. 1997; 4 (1 and 2) :33-38
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This is a retrospective study of 2242 orthopedic patients admitted to the emergency department of Shafa Orthopedic Hospital during 1 year

(1994).

There were 1641 male, M= 2.7 , the difference was statistically

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significant (p « 0.001). The mean age of the patients was 28.13 years.

Lower limbs injury were seen in 925, upper limbs in 1237, spine in 53 and upper & lower limbs injury in 27 patients. While the left and right lower limbs were involved almost equally, the left upper limbs involvement were 9% more than the right side which was statistically significant (p < o. 0 1). Total number of patients with open fractures was 213: phalanx, tibia and foot were the most frequent sites of involvment, respectively. 72 patients were admitted due to dislocation or fracture - dislocation and shoulder dislocation was the most common. Of the 136 tendon injuries in 73 patients F.OP tendon of index was the most injured one. Forearm was the most frequently injured anatomic site and forearm both bones fracture had first rank in fractures. The most frequent causes of injuries were falling, motorcycle and car accidents.

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