Postoperative complications of distal humeral fractures. 27/96 adults followed up for 6 (2-10) years.

@article{Sdergrd1992PostoperativeCO,
  title={Postoperative complications of distal humeral fractures. 27/96 adults followed up for 6 (2-10) years.},
  author={Jerker S{\"o}derg{\aa}rd and J. Sandelin and Ole M. B{\"o}stman},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={85-9}
}
Of 96 adult patients with a distal intercondylar, intraarticular fracture of the humerus treated operatively during a 10-year period, 27 patients suffered a local complication, while the total number of individual complications were 34. There were six postoperative infections, 12 neural injuries, and 16 fixation failures. Because of the complication, a reoperation was performed in 12 of the 27 patients. The final outcome was assessed at a reexamination after a mean follow-up period of 6 (2-10… CONTINUE READING

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