Iatrogenic or fracture-related nerve injuries in supracondylar humerus fracture: is treatment necessary for nerve injury?


Guner S., Guven N., Karadas S., Ceylan M. F. , Turktas U., Gokalp M. A. , ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, cilt.17, ss.815-819, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.815-819

Özet

BACKGROUND: Supracondylar humerus fractures are very common types of elbow fractures in children between the ages of three and ten years. Totally displaced supracondylar humerus fractures can be associated with neurovascular injuries, and treatment can be complicated by iatrogenic neurovascular injury, compartment syndrome, malunion, and elbow stiffness