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

Abstract

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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