n International SportMed Journal - Surgical techniques for the repair of a fracture of the distal humerus in athletes : review article

Volume 6, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1528-3356



Distal humerus fractures are relatively uncommon in athletes, but are becoming more common in sports such as snowboarding. Recognition of injury pattern is particularly important as complex articular comminution may be present even when the fracture looks like a simple capitellum fracture. Techniques of internal fixation continue to evolve, particularly for these more complex fractures.

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