Does a Monteggia variant lesion result in a poor functional outcome?: A retrospective study.

@article{Egol2005DoesAM,
  title={Does a Monteggia variant lesion result in a poor functional outcome?: A retrospective study.},
  author={Kenneth Andrew Egol and Nirmal C. Tejwani and Jamal S Bazzi and Anand Susarla and Kenneth J. Koval},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2005},
  volume={438},
  pages={233-8}
}
UNLABELLED We retrospectively reviewed the clinical and functional outcomes after operative fixation of ipsilateral fractures of the proximal ulna, radial head or neck, and radial head dislocation (Monteggia variant). Twenty of 25 patients who sustained this injury returned for followup at a mean of 2.3 years and were evaluated by an independent examiner. Radiographically, 17 of 20 fractures united after the index surgery. The three patients who had nonunions develop had Bado Type 2 fracture… CONTINUE READING

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