TITLE

Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children

AUTHOR(S)
Omid, Reza; Choi, Paul D.; Skaggs, David L.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 5, p1121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reviews important key concepts involved in treating supracondylar humeral fractures in children. Controversies regarding the treatment of similar elbow fractures, such as pin placement, operative urgency, and the management of dysvascular limbs, are discussed. The author looks at the epidemiology of these fractures, noting that the most common patients are children between the ages of five and seven.
ACCESSION #
32098335

 

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