Annual Report

Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Mariusz Bonczar, Daniel Rikli, David Ring

Distal humerus - Partial articular, medial sagittal, fragmentary, transtrochlear - ORIF - Plate and screw fixation

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Glossary

Medial approach

In the medial approach, care must be taken not to compromise the ulnar nerve, or and the posterior branch of the medial cutaneous antebrachial nerve.

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Transolecranon approach

This approach involves an osteotomy of the olecranon to allow better access to the elbow joint.

This approach gives excellent access for distal fractures.

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