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Important Orthopedics Topics by Orthopedics Expert

Jun 23, 2017

Important Orthopedics Topics by Orthopedics Expert

PrepLadder 6.0We have got so many queries about what topics are most important that one must prepare in orthopedics for PGMEE. Hence, PrepLadder asked for help from India's top Orthopedics faculty to cast some light on this. Important topics in Orthopedics have been divided into parts based on topics that are frequent in image-based questions and rest are based non-image based questions.

Important Topics for Image Based Questions:
Topic Sub-Topic
Imaging Periosteal Reactions
Tuberculosis Pott’s spine
Bone Tumors ·       Diagnosis especially Benign Tumors ·       Management Malignant Tumors
Traumatology 1.    Upper Limb: ·       Dislocation- Shoulder and Elbow ·       Fractures- Clavicle, Humerus, Supracondylar humerus, Lateral condyle humerus, Colles and Carpo metacarpal injuries 2.    Lower Limb: ·       Dislocations- Hip and Knee ·       Fractures- Hip, Femur shaft, Patella, Tibia and Calcaneum
Avascular Necrosis and Osteochondritis ·       Avascular Necrosis
Metabolic Disorders ·       Osteomalacia ·       Osteopetrosis and Pagets ·       Osteoporosis ·       Achondroplasia
Arthritis ·       Osteoarthritis ·       R.A and Ankylosing spondylitis ·       Gout
Nerve Injuries ·       Ulnar
Pediatrics Orthopedics   ·       DDH and Perthes ·       CTEV
Other Important Topics
Topic Sub-Topic
Imaging Investigations for Stress fracture, Osteomyelitis and Bone Tumors
Infections ·       Osteomyelitis Infections: Causative Agents ·       Pyogenic arthritis ·       Actinomycosis
Tuberculosis T.B. Knee and Hip
Bone Tumors Bone Cyst
Sports Injury Cruciate ligaments and Meniscal injuries
Amputations ·       Sumes ·       Choparts ·       Lisfrancs
Traumatology 1.    Complication: ·       Compartment Syndrome ·       Crush injury ·       Fat Embolism ·       Sudecks dystrophy ·       Myositis Ossificans 2.    Cervical Spine Injuries 3.    Lower Limb: Ankle Sprain 4.    Treatment: Nails, Screws and Wires
Avascular Necrosis and Osteochondritis ·       Osteochondritis
Neuromuscular Disorder ·       Polio ·       Disc prolapsed ·       Bursitis and other inflammatory disorders ·       Dupuytrens contracture
Metabolic Disorders ·       Hyperparathyroidism ·       Osteogenesis imperfect
Arthritis ·       Pseudogout ·       Charcots Joints
Nerve Injuries ·       Erb’s Palsy ·       Median and Radial Nerve ·       Entrapment syndrome- Carpal Tunnel and Meralgia Paraesthetica
Pediatrics Orthopedics   ·       Slipped capital femoral epiphysis ·       Genu Varum
Go through these above-mentioned topics first, then if time permits study other topics as well. Hope this blog will help you to have an idea about what to prepare in Orthopedics for PGMEE. Prepare Judiciously.. All The Best.. More Updates will Follow.. Stay Tuned With PrepLadder!!
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