Management and outcome of 103 acute fractures of the coronoid process of the ulna.

@article{Adams2009ManagementAO,
  title={Management and outcome of 103 acute fractures of the coronoid process of the ulna.},
  author={Jemimah E Adams and T L Hoskin and Bernard F. Morrey and Scott P. Steinmann},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={632-5}
}
A series of 103 acute fractures of the coronoid process of the ulna in 101 patients was reviewed to determine their frequency. The Regan-Morrey classification, treatment, associated injuries, course and outcomes were evaluated. Of the 103 fractures, 34 were type IA, 17 type IB, ten type IIA, 19 type IIB, ten type IIIA and 13 type IIIB. A total of 44 type-I fractures (86%) were treated conservatively, while 22 type-II (76%) and all type-III fractures were managed by operation. At follow-up at a… CONTINUE READING