Coronal plane fractures of the distal humerus involving the capitellum and trochlea treated with open reduction internal fixation.


Bilsel K., Atalar A. C. , Erdil M. E. , Elmadag M., Sen C., Demirhan M.

Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery, vol.133, no.6, pp.797-804, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 133 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00402-013-1718-5
  • Title of Journal : Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.797-804

Abstract

Coronal plane fractures of the distal humerus involving the capitellum and trochlea are rare. Treatments have evolved from closed reduction to open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) to achieve a stable joint that allows early mobilization.