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.
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)