The value of ultrasonic diagnosis in the management of vascular complications of supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children.


Of 48 consecutive children with Gartland III supracondylar fractures, 11 (23%) had evidence of vascular injury, with an absent radial pulse. The hand was pink and warm in eight and white and cold in the other three patients. They underwent colour-coded duplex scanning (CCDS) and ultrasound velocimetry (UV) to investigate the patency of the brachial artery… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B5.31042


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