Open reduction and internal fixation of Mason type III radial head fractures with and without an associated elbow dislocation.

Nalbantoglu U. , Kocaoglu B. , Gereli A. , Aktas S., Guven O.

The Journal of hand surgery, cilt.32, sa.10, ss.1560-8, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2007.09.016
  • Dergi Adı: The Journal of hand surgery
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1560-8


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the treatment of patients with Mason type III radial head fracture with and without elbow dislocation by open reduction with internal fixation, collateral ligament repair, and early mobilization. An additional purpose was to investigate whether there is any effect of elbow dislocation on the severity and functional outcome.