Internal fixation of forearm fractures in the 1980s: lessons to be learnt.

@article{Langkamer1991InternalFO,
  title={Internal fixation of forearm fractures in the 1980s: lessons to be learnt.},
  author={Victor G Langkamer and Christopher E. Ackroyd},
  journal={Injury},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={97-102}
}
A series of 156 diaphyseal forearm fractures in 108 patients were treated by internal fixation between 1980 and 1985. These cases have been critically reviewed in the light of the present knowledge and expertise of internal fixation. A total of 122 fractures were fixed with ASIF compression plates. An analysis of results shows that 17 patients (15.7 per cent) had a poor clinical symptom result, 29 patients (26.9 per cent) had a poor functional score, 14 (13 per cent) had a poor subjective and… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Pre- and postoperative complications of adult forearm fractures treated with plate fixation.

Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR • 2016
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Alternative treatment of forearm double fractures: new design intramedullary nail

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery • 2014
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…