Open reduction and internal fixation of comminuted radial head fractures.

@article{Sanders1986OpenRA,
  title={Open reduction and internal fixation of comminuted radial head fractures.},
  author={Ruth A. Sanders and H G French},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={130-5}
}
Between November 1981 and November 1984, eight patients with comminuted radial head fractures were treated with open reduction and internal fixation. The recommended treatment for these fractures has been early motion, with or without radial head excision. According to the AO classification all were B3-1 or B3-2 fractures. All fractures were fixed through Kocher incisions using Kirschner wires and AO small fragment screws. All patients began motion 7 to 10 days following surgery. In a… CONTINUE READING