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E1164. What is That Orthopedic Surgery?
Authors
  1. Lawrence Wang; Atlantic Health System - Morristown Medical Center
  2. Frank Chen; Atlantic Health System - Morristown Medical Center
  3. Paul Schulze; Atlantic Health System - Morristown Medical Center
Background
Orthopedic surgery is performed regularly to repair various musculoskeletal diseases in an effort to restore function and/or provide pain relief. It is common practice to manage these patients postoperatively with follow-up imaging. Thus, it is essential for non-musculoskeletal trained radiologists to have a basic understanding of some of the atypical yet relatively common surgeries performed beyond standard primary joint arthroplasties. This is of particular importance because postoperative follow-up imaging of these surgeries is often performed with plain radiographs. This exhibit serves to present multiple cases of plain radiographic appearances of various orthopedic surgeries.

Educational Goals / Teaching Points
The goal of this exhibit will be to present multiple cases of atypical yet relatively common orthopedic surgeries, including presenting annotated original radiologic images, discussing the indications of each surgery, identifying unique features, and identifying common or critical complications.

Key Anatomic/Physiologic Issues and Imaging Findings/Techniques
Original plain radiographs will be displayed for each of the following cases: • Atypical joint arthroplasties including total reverse shoulder arthroplasty, proximal row carpectomy with wrist arthroplasty) • Limb salvage radical resection and reconstruction • Limb reconstruction with spacers • Four corner fusion • Ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition (LRTI)

Conclusion
A basic understanding of atypical yet relatively common orthopedic surgeries is important for general radiologists given the use of plain radiographs for post-operative follow-up.