M. Khalid Syed, ShahzadAzharNadeem, Tauseef Ahmad Baluch, GhulamQadir, SumbilArif, SadiaAmeen
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To assess the functional Outcome of late presentation of Displaced Supracondylar Fractures in Humerus

M. Khalid Syed, ShahzadAzharNadeem, Tauseef Ahmad Baluch, GhulamQadir, SumbilArif, SadiaAmeen



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ABSTRACT

 

Aim: To know the functional outcome of displaced supracondylar humerus fracturesin children fixed with 2 close cross K-wires presented between 3 to 4 weeks.

Methods: This study was conducted at OMC Hospital Lahore from January 2019 to June 2019. All fractured wereclosely reduced andfixed withand 2cross k wires and pop back slab. Patients were assessed functionally by Flynn’s criteria and graded as excellent, good, fair and poor

Results: The total children were 15. 4.90±2.48 years was mean age.10(66.66%) patients were male and 5(33.33%) patients were females. 9(60%) patients were Gartland type II and 6(40%) patients were Gartland type III fractures. 7(46.66%) patients got excellent result, 5(33.33%) patients got good and 3(20%) patients got fair results. Noneurovascular injury was noted.

Conclusion: The results were Excellent and good. To stabilize supracondylar humerus fractures in children this technique is recommended.

Key words: Flynn’s criteria, Supracondylar fracture, ulnar nerve 



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