Current treatments for patients with multifragmentary fractures of the distal humerus (literature review)

Krivenko S.N., Medvedev D.I.

Abstract


Multifragmentary fractures of the distal humerus have traditionally presented a treatment challenge for the orthopaedic surgeon because of the growing incidence, severity of injury and compromised elbow joint function. This is a comprehensive review of the current literature that details treatment options of distal humerus fractures.
Objective
Our aim in this article is to provide the readers with a review of current approaches to the treatment of multifragmentary fractures of the distal humerus

Keywords


treatment, osteosynthesis, multifragmentary fractures, distal humerus

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18019/1028-4427-2019-25-4-580-587

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