Dual plating for fractures of the distal third of the humeral shaft.

@article{Prasarn2011DualPF,
  title={Dual plating for fractures of the distal third of the humeral shaft.},
  author={Mark L. Prasarn and J. -Y. Ahn and Omesh Paul and E Matthew Morris and Stephen P Kalandiak and David L Helfet and Dean G. Lorich},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={57-63}
}
In this study, we present a novel method for performing dual plating of extra-articular fractures of the distal third of the humerus. Since 2006, we have treated 15 such fractures with dual plates from a single posterior midline incision. In the first part of the study, we provide the surgical protocol we have used in addressing these fractures. In the second part, the charts of these patients were reviewed retrospectively to examine their clinical and radiographic outcomes. Using this… CONTINUE READING
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