Repair of physeal fractures of the tuber olecranon in the horse, using a tension band method.

  • T Monin
  • Published 1978 in
    Journal of the American Veterinary Medical…


Physeal fractures of the tuber olecranon of 4 horses were treated, using the tension band method of compression fracture repair. A cortical bone screw and Steinmann pin were placed through the proximal fragment into the distal parent bone parallel to the palmar border of the olecranon. The tension band was placed dorsal to the Steinmann pin and anchored in… (More)