TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2013, Cilt 12, Sayı, 1     (Sayfalar: 013-027)

Frequently seen incorrect or missing interpretations in orthopedic radiology: what do we need to see? what we cannot see?

Hayati Aygün 1, H. Atıl Atilla 2, Onur Hapa 3, Hatice Tuba Sanal 4

1 Kafkas Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kars
2 Sarıkamış Asker Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Kars
3 M. Kemal Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, Hatay
4 Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi, Radyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara

DOI: 10.5606/totbid.dergisi.2013.03
Görüntüleme: 600
İndirme : 854

Orthopedic injuries including missed fractures and dislocations account for several malpractice claims in the emergency unit and orthopedic clinics. It has also been suggested that the majority of these malpractice claims are associated with the intensive and exhausted hours of physicians in clinical practice. It is considerably possible to prevent such mistakes by keeping those commonly missed injuries in mind and considering the possibility of the hidden part of the iceberg of the injuries on radiographs. In this review, the evaluation of the occult orthopedic injuries radiographically was summarized.

Anahtar Kelimeler : Evaluation of fractures; evaluation of dislocations; missed fractures; orthopedic radiology