Displaced Fractures of the Radial Head: Internal Fixation or Excision?

  • Hotchkiss
  • Published 1997 in
    The Journal of the American Academy of…
Displaced fractures of the radial head in the young active patient should no longer be routinely treated with excision of the radial head. Better techniques of imaging, surgical exposure, and implant placement have improved the likelihood of preserving the head. Associated injuries may make preservation of the radial head important for both acute and long… CONTINUE READING