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Ipsilateral Humeral and Forearm Fractures in Children—Technical Considerations (Abstract)

Aprodu G, Candussi L, Botez C,

Pediatric Orthopaedics Department, “Sfanta Maria” Emergency Hospital for Children, Iasi, Romania

 

Abstract

A retrospective study was undertaken regarding 20 pacients with ipsilateral humeral and forearm fractures over a 3-year period. The existing controversies in the management of such a complex injury and associated problems are outlined. A pertinent literature review is also included. Non-operative management was the choice of treatment in 12 patients, consisting in closed reduction and casting, with good results.

Key words: fracture, ipsilateral, floating elbow, Volkmann contracture

 

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