Treatment of isolated fractures of the shaft of the ulna.

Journal Article (Editorial)

One hundred and two cases of isolated fracture of the shaft of the ulna were treated in a prospective manner. Ninety-nine fractures were closed, and three were open. No fracture was manipulated; all patients were treated in below elbow plaster casts. The average period of immobilization was 24 days. In this series there was no further displacement of the fracture, no malunion and no nonunion.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Milliner, S; Nunley, JA

Published Date

  • December 1, 1982

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1604 - 1606

PubMed ID

  • 24833239

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0147-7447

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3928/0147-7447-19821201-09


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States