Pin and plate fixation in complex distal humerus fractures: surgical technique and results


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Kamrani R. S., Mehrpour S. R., Aghamirsalim M. R., Sorbi R., Bashi R. Z., Kaya A.

INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.36, no.4, pp.839-844, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00264-011-1343-2
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.839-844
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Complex distal humerus fractures are difficult to fix by conventional methods, especially in comminuted low distal humerus fractures. We propose a technique using small diameter K-wires and a plate on the humeral shaft.