n International SportMed Journal - Surgical techniques for the repair of a fracture of the distal humerus in athletes : review article
|Article Title||Surgical techniques for the repair of a fracture of the distal humerus in athletes : review article|
|© Publisher:||International Federation of Sports Medicine|
|Journal||International SportMed Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||99 - 123|
|Keyword(s)||Capitellum fracture, Distal humerus fracture, Internal fixation, Olecranon osteotomy and Sports injury|
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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