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Antebrachium forearm fracture

A Salonen, H Salonen, O Pajulo
BACKGROUND: Unstable antebrachium diaphyseal fractures in children are nowadays increasingly treated operatively by elastic intramedullary nailing. AIM: Aim of the study was to critically assess both radiological and functional outcome of antebrachium fractures treated by titanium elastic nail (TEN) in a pediatric cohort. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This retrospective study investigated 75 consecutive children, who were treated for antebrachium shaft fractures at Tampere University Hospital during the time period from January 2001 to December 2005...
2012: Scandinavian Journal of Surgery: SJS
Hiroaki Sato, Iwao Okawa, Takashi Matsukawa, Motoi Sasuga, Fumimasa Tamaki, Teruo Kumazawa
A 5-year-old boy with Williams syndrome received open reduction of fracture of the antebrachium twice. He had been diagnosed as having Williams syndrome with some characteristic symptoms, including elfin face, mental retardation and primary pulmonary hypertension. Williams syndrome has a tetrad of cardiovascular disease, elfin face, mental retardation and hypercalcemia. Operations were performed twice under general anesthesia. Airway management with mask technique was easily performed. Tracheal intubation was accomplished successfully...
August 2003: Masui. the Japanese Journal of Anesthesiology
A J Aho, S J Nieminen, U Salo, R Luoma
A study was undertaken to clarify the usefulness of the Rush pin intramedullary semirigid nailing technique in the treatment of 88 antebrachium fractures in 48 consecutive adult patients during the years 1966 through 1977. Of the patients 45 were followed for an average of 7.6 years (range, 2-14 years). The clinical results (antebrachium and wrist movements) were good in 78% of the cases with few complications. Union was delayed in five cases. There were no cases of wound infection, nonunion, or bone atrophy...
July 1984: Journal of Trauma
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