Complex fractures of the distal humerus
in the elderly.
Maximum length of humerus
: It measures the distance between the highest point of the head of the humerus
to the most distal point of the trochlea.
Supracondylar fracture of the humerus
in children: A late review of end-results with special reference to the cause of deformity, disability and complications.
Such a difference in gender representation is due to the decreased bone density in women over the age of 50 years, with a consequent increase in the incidence of fractures of the proximal humerus
Even if the above mentioned techniques are applied, this does not exclude non-union as a complication of distal humerus
fractures, with a reported incidence of 8% to 25% (14).
The objective of this study was to determine the demographics, modes of injury and complications of diaphyseal fractures of humerus
treated by dynamic compression plate.
In our study, wrist and forearm fracture caseload was found to be falling among residents while the number of elbow and humerus
fracture procedures remained relatively constant.
fractures account for 60-75% of all fractures of the elbow in children.
A total of 18 patients were selected, with fracture proximal humerus
where ORIF was indicated but who were either:
craniocaudal and lateral views of radiograph revealed complete oblique diaphyseal fracture of distal one third humerus
Using computed tomography to assess proximal humerus
fractures," The American Journal of Orthopedics, vol.
Unlike that of sprawlers, the humerus
was not twisted.