Keyword: elbow

July 8, 2022

Supracondylar humerus fractures in children – a retrospective study

Introduction. Supracondylar fracture of the humerus is the most common type of distal humeral fracture in children. Either operative or non-operative treatment depends on Gartland’s classification and neurovascular damage. There is still room for discussion on which Kirschner pin’s configuration should be chosen – crossed pinning or lateral pinning. Aim. Our study aimed to compare clinical results of treating supracondylar […]
June 21, 2022

Bilateral fracture of radial heads with dislocation treated surgically

Fracture of the radius is quite frequently observed within elbow joint. This pertains to nearly 20 per cent of acute traumas within elbow joint [2]. Isolated fracture of the radial head occurs in only less than 2 per cent of fractures [3]. Bilateral fracture of radial heads occurs most frequently as a component of severe, high-energy traumas of elbow joint but may […]