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Research Paper | Orthopaedic Surgery | India | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021
Results of Operative Management of Radial Head Fractures by Internal Fixation - A Study of 25 Cases
Zalakkumar Patel  | Ravikumar Bhesaniya  | Nikunj Maru 
Abstract: Aim and Objective: To study the clinical and functional outcome of radial head fractures managed by internal fixation. Material and Methods: The prospective study will be done from july 2019 onwards. Sample will be taken from the patients treated in P.D.U. Medical College and Hospital having radial head fracture on basis of plain radiograph and CT scan, Mason classification and treatment plan will be decided on that basis. Follow up taken on 1 month, 3 months and 6 months. Results: In Our study of 25, 3 patients having a Mason type 1 and 21 patients of Mason type 2 and 1 patient of Mason type 3 radial head fracture treated by open reduction and internal fixation. Out of all the patients treated by 20% of patients present with stiffness of elbow joint and 8% of patients presented with infection. Conclusion: From our perspective, functional and clinical outcome by open reduction internal fixation of radial head fracture appears to be providing excellent function.
Keywords: Radial Head Fracture
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,
Pages: 849 - 852
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