Surgical treatment of comminuted intra-articular fractures of the distal humerus with double tension band osteosynthesis.

Abstract

Intra-articular fractures of the distal humerus are usually treated with cancellous screws for the condylar metaphysis itself and two Y-shaped plates for fixation of the metaphysis to the shaft. Twenty-four patients with comminuted intra-articular fractures (class C on AO/ASIF classification) were treated with crossed K-wires for the condylar metaphysis and… (More)

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