Outcomes of coronoid-first repair in terrible triad injuries of the elbow

Outcomes of coronoid-first repair in terrible triad injuries of the elbow Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2017) 137:1239–1245 DOI 10.1007/s00402-017-2733-8 TRAUMA SURGERY Outcomes of coronoid-first repair in terrible triad injuries of the elbow 1 1 1 • • Junren Zhang Mark Tan Ernest Beng Kee Kwek Received: 16 March 2017 / Published online: 20 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract at the time of trauma. This included eight Regan–Morrey Background Clinical outcomes of terrible triad injuries Type I and five Regan–Morrey Type II coronoid fractures, (TTIs) of the elbow are historically poor. To date, it is still with ten Mason Type I/II and three Mason Type III radial debatable whether the coronoid needs to be fixed and if so, head fractures. The average arc of ulno-humeral motion how and in which sequence. was 105.0 (range 80–135). The average flexion con- Methodology Between 2010 and 2013, 13 patients were tracture was 15.0 (range 0–40). The average supination- treated surgically for acute TTIs of the elbow at a Tertiary pronation arc was 114.9 (range 0–180). The average Level 1 Trauma Centre by a single surgeon, using a stan- MEPS was 85 of 100 (range 45–100) and the average dardized protocol, which included coronoid-brachialis DASH score was 21.2 of 100 (range 1.7–61.2). A http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery Springer Journals

Outcomes of coronoid-first repair in terrible triad injuries of the elbow

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