WJPR Citation New

  All Since 2019
 Citation  7475  4312
 h-index  28  21
 i10-index  197  83

Login

Best Paper Awards

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR) will give best paper award in every issue in the form of money along with certificate to promote research activity of scholar.
Best Paper Award :
Dr. Dhrubo Jyoti Sen
Download Article: Click Here

Search

Track Your Article

Abstract

INTERNAL FIXATION OF TYPE C FRACTURE OF DISTAL HUMERUS

Dr. S. Santhosh*

Abstract

Background: Type C fracture of distal humerus is a relatively uncommon fracture. Internal fixation is difficult but anatomical reduction is needed to prevent poor functional outcome and degenerative changes. Methods: Twenty two cases with type C fracture of distal humerus including 6 having grade I compound fracture were treated with open reduction and internal fixation. Dual 3.5mm reconstruction plates in two planes were used in 17 patients and single plate was used in 5 patients. Patients were followed up for a mean period of 45 months (24 to 60 months). Results: All the fractures united at a mean duration of 13 weeks (8 to 20 weeks). Mean loss of extension (flexion deformity) was 280 (50 to 600). Mean range of movement achieved was 1060. Complications were few, except restriction of movement. Conclusion: Internal fixation is a good method of treatment for this type of fracture to get restoration of the articular surface anatomy, stable fixation and early mobilization.

Keywords: Internal fixation; Distal humerus fracture.


[Full Text Article]  [Download Certificate]

Call for Paper

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Email & SMS Alert

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Article Statistics

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Online Submission

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More