publication . Article . 2012

SURGICAL APPROACH IN TREATMENT CHILDREN WITH TRANSCONDYLAR FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS

Y. N. Proshchenko;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: Traumatology and Orthopedics of Russia (issn: 2311-2905, eissn: 2542-0933, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Abstract
The author presents the results of surgical treatment of 58 patients with transcondylar fractures in age from 3 to 18 years who were divided into two groups depending on the type of surgical approach. In the control group (26 patients) traditional posterior approach with dissection or intersection of the triceps was used, but in the main group (32 patients) - a modified low-traumatic posterior approach. The follow-up period was 3,4 ± 0,5 years. The results showed that the use of a modified posterior approach promotes to achieve a good functional result: range of motion in the joint - 140 °, while in the control group using the traditional posterior approach - on...
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free text keywords: чрезмыщелковый перелом, хирургический доступ, локтевой сустав, дети, transcondylar fracture, access to the elbow joint, children, Humerus, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Surgical approach, business.industry, business, lcsh:Orthopedic surgery, lcsh:RD701-811
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