Approach to supracondylar humerus fractures with neurovascular compromise in children


Aksakal M., Ermutlu C. , Sarisozen B. , AKESEN B.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.47, no.4, pp.244-249, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2013.3012
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.244-249
  • Keywords: Antecubital, anterior approach, closed reduction, neurovascular compromise, supracondylar humerus fracture, OPEN REDUCTION, VASCULAR INJURIES, COMPLICATIONS, PULSELESS

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate neurovascular compromise in childhood Gartland Type 3 supracondylar humerus fractures (SHFs), identify the factors correlated with increased need of open reduction and compare the clinical outcome of anterior open reduction with that of closed reduction.