Executive Editor: Chris Colton
Authors: Mariusz Bonczar, Daniel Rikli, David Ring
All Reductions & Fixations
The goal of operative treatment is anatomical reduction and stable fixation, especially of any joint fragments, so that active motion can be started within a few days of surgery.
Treatment of pediatric fractures of the distal humerus is discussed in the Pediatric Trauma section of Surgery Reference.
Revised AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification (2018)
AO philosophy and evolution