External fixation of fractures in children.

We report a series of 20 children with 24 fractures that were treated using the AO tubular external fixator in a paediatric orthopaedic unit. There were no major complications related to fixator use. There were two cases of superficial pin track sepsis and one case of non-union. There were no cases of refracture after fixator removal or of leg length… CONTINUE READING