Monteggia fractures in adults.

  title={Monteggia fractures in adults.},
  author={Hangama C. Fayaz and Jesse B. Jupiter},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  volume={77 6},
Over the past fifty years, treatment outcomes of traumatic injuries in the upper limb have improved with the advent of better implants. However, the Monteggia fracture is often still associated with various complications, poor functional outcomes and a relatively high rate of revision surgeries. Rigid anatomic fixation of ulnar fracture is paramount. Open relocation of the radial head and soft tissue procedures are redundant. Monteggia fractures are challenging to treat. Critical analysis with… CONTINUE READING

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