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05 March 2022: Clinical Research

Conversion from Spanning External Fixation to Open Reduction Internal Fixation Contributes to Healing of Soft Tissues and Fractures in Open Distal Humeral Fractures

Kaige Ma 1ABCDEFG , Donghua Huang 1BC , Chunqing Meng 1E , Hong Wang 1E , Zengwu Shao 1E , Huimin Liu 2C* , Dehao Fu 13A*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.934488

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e934488

Figure 2 (A) Anteroposterior and (B) lateral images of the injured right elbow showing the well-healed elbow wound when the distal humeral fractures were stabilized by uniplanar external fixation following debridement on day 10 after injury. The red arrow indicates the wound from the motor vehicle accident. Postoperative elbow function. One year after internal fixation, the patient’s (C) elbow flexion and (D) extension function images were presented when the elbow joint internal fixation plates were removed.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750