Use of a Plate and Screws to Repair Lateral Humeral Condylar Fractures in 10 Dogs

@inproceedings{McCartney2006UseOA,
  title={Use of a Plate and Screws to Repair Lateral Humeral Condylar Fractures in 10 Dogs},
  author={William McCartney and Dipl ECVS and Bryan MacDonald and Damien Comiskey and Caroline B. Garvan},
  year={2006}
}
Fracture of the lateral humeral condyle (HCF) is a common injury, and the treatment by lag screw fixation is accepted as the method of choice. If the screw breaks, however, the dog will not have a satisfactory outcome. Screws can break due to nonunion, long periods of cyclic loading, and insufficient diameter. A plate can be applied to the lateral aspect of the humerus utilizing the bottom plate hole as the transcondylar screw hole and another screw in the more proximal plate hole to share… CONTINUE READING
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