INTRODUCTION Various studies have found that 6.6 to 31% of supracondylar elbow fractures in children have nerve-related complications. One-third of these are cases of anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) palsy that usually result in a deficit of active thumb and index flexion. The goal of this cadaver study was to describe the course of the AIN to achieve a… (More)
The goal of this work was to determine the optimal geometric parameters of plastically deformed spokes inserted into the medullary canal during intramedullary reinforcement performed as a part of perosseous distraction osteosynthesis. The results of clinical application of the suggested technique are described.