Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. Surgical technique.

@article{Yen2008LateralEC,
  title={Lateral entry compared with medial and lateral entry pin fixation for completely displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children. Surgical technique.},
  author={Y H Yen and Mininder S. Kocher},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 Suppl 2 Pt 1},
  pages={20-30}
}
BACKGROUND Closed reduction and percutaneous pin fixation is the treatment of choice for completely displaced (type-III) extension supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children, although controversy persists regarding the optimal pin-fixation technique. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of lateral entry pin fixation with that of… CONTINUE READING