Tips and Techniques-Surgical Fixation of Extra-articular Distal Humerus Fractures with a Posterolateral Locking Compression Plate ( LCP )

@inproceedings{Scolaro2009TipsAT,
  title={Tips and Techniques-Surgical Fixation of Extra-articular Distal Humerus Fractures with a Posterolateral Locking Compression Plate ( LCP )},
  author={John Alan Scolaro and Jonas L. Matzon and Samir Mehta},
  year={2009}
}
The appropriate treatment of extraarticular distal humerus fractures is controversial. While functional bracing has been shown to result in good outcomes, some surgeons continue to favor operative fixation. Specifically, they cite concerns of radial nerve injury, difficulty in controlling fracture alignment, and long-term elbow stiffness with bracing. Jawa… CONTINUE READING