Comminuted fractures of the proximal radius and ulna.

  title={Comminuted fractures of the proximal radius and ulna.},
  author={Robert D. Teasdall and Felix Henry Savoie and James L. Hughes},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Forty-three comminuted fractures of the proximal radius and ulna in 34 patients were treated with operative stabilization using AO/ASIF techniques. The patients were divided into three groups, according to the type of injury: Group I, isolated comminuted fractures of the olecranon (18 patients); Group II, isolated fractures of the radial head (eight patients); Group III, combined olecranon and radial head fractures (eight patients). All fractures were followed until union. The average follow-up… CONTINUE READING


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