Prospective analysis of a new minimally invasive technique for paediatric Gartland type III supracondylar fracture of the humerus.

@article{Li2009ProspectiveAO,
  title={Prospective analysis of a new minimally invasive technique for paediatric Gartland type III supracondylar fracture of the humerus.},
  author={Yi-An Li and P L Lee and Wei-Tso Chia and Huai-Jen Lin and F. -Y. Chiu and T. -H. Chen and Chi-Kuang Feng},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={1302-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to introduce a minimally invasive surgery using mosquito forceps for achieving the reduction of severely displaced supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children and evaluate the clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS Gartland type III supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children under the age of 12 were analysed from January 2000 to January 2007 at our institute. The control group cases were selected by successful reduction using the standard… CONTINUE READING

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