COA 2016: Lateral vs crossed K-wire fixation for displaced supracondylar humeral fracture
Management of displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus using lateral versus cross k-wires: a prospective randomized trial
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52 paediatric patients with a displaced supracondylar fracture of the humerus scheduled for K-wire fixation were randomized to either a lateral pin configuration or a crossed pin configuration. The purpose of this study to evaluate if lateral K-wire fixation offered non-inferior results regarding the loss of reduction when compared to crossed K-wire fixation. The quality of reduction was assessed ...
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