Closed reduction and internal fixation of completely displaced and rotated lateral condyle fractures of the humerus in children.

@article{Song2010ClosedRA,
  title={Closed reduction and internal fixation of completely displaced and rotated lateral condyle fractures of the humerus in children.},
  author={Kwang Soon Song and Yong Woon Shin and Chang Wug Oh and Ki Choer Bae and Chul Hyun Cho},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={434-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the usefulness of closed reduction and internal fixation as the initial treatment for completely displaced and rotated fractures of the lateral condyle of the humerus in children. DESIGN Prospective. SETTING Three Level I trauma centers. PATIENTS We prospectively studied 24 consecutive completely displaced and rotated lateral condylar fractures of the humerus in children (Jakob Stage 3, 20 boys and four girls) that were treated by three different surgeons working at… CONTINUE READING