Percutaneous reduction and flexible intramedullary nailing for monteggia fracture in a skeletally mature patient

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Monteggia lesions are defined as a fracture of the proximal ulna with an associated radial head dislocation. Management of these injuries varies depending upon the patient population, ranging from non-operative treatment with closed reduction and immobilization to surgical fixation. Percutaneous techniques of radial head reduction are often reserved for skeletally immature patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Beutel, BG; Klifto, CS; Chu, A

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1261 - 1264

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2210-2612

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.11.057

Citation Source

  • Scopus