Open Fixation of the Avulsion Fracture!

History: 65-year-old lady with fall on outstretched hand… developed an avulsion fracture of the subscapularis tendon. Treatment: A rare instance when such a large piece of bone was avulsed with the tendon. The subscapularis is attached to the lesser tuberosity and is an internal rotator of the shoulder and part of the four muscle group…

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Correcting Gross Deformity

History: 76-year-old female with gross deformity in her right knee. Treatment: Opting for an ‘extension stem’ procedure is always advisable for obese osteoporotic patients; Dr. Amyn Rajani performed exactly the same on this particular patient. While it adds to the cost, it prevents periprosthetic fractures, which could lead to surgical complications as well as financial…

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Regaining Full Function with Biceps Tenodesis Procedure

A ‘Popeye Sign’ usually appears when there is a rupture of the long head of the biceps from the Shoulder Joint. This generally causes a cosmetic deformity, which is painful in some cases. My patient had both, pain as well as cosmetic deformity and, therefore, I chose to perform Biceps Tenodesis on him. The surgery was a success and…

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Revision Total Knee Replacement to the Rescue!

History: 85-year-old lady was operated elsewhere by another surgeon 5 years back. She complained of lot of pain and it became very difficult for her to put weight on the operated leg. Treatment: A friend then suggested that she visit Dr. Amyn Rajani for the treatment. A clinico-radiological examination showed a failed Total Knee Replacement,…

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