Indirect reduction and bridge plating of supracondylar fractures of the femur.

@article{Huang2003IndirectRA,
  title={Indirect reduction and bridge plating of supracondylar fractures of the femur.},
  author={H. T. Huang and P J Huang and Jiing-Yuan Su and Sen-Yuen Lin},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={135-40}
}
Between October 1995 and December 1998, 16 patients with A-O type A3, C2 or C3 supracondylar femoral fractures were treated by open reduction and internal fixation using indirect reduction and bridge plating. Seven (44%) patients had open fractures. The patients were followed for a mean of 46 months (range 24-71). All fractures healed. The average time for fracture healing was 18.5 weeks (range 12-28). Four primary bone grafts and three secondary bone grafts were performed. By using the… CONTINUE READING
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