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Vol:56 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13724
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Lateral Pinning vs Cross Pinning for Paediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Lateral Pinning vs Cross Pinning for Paediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;56(1):3. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Lateral versus cross pinning in paediatric supracondylar humerus fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized control trials

ANZ J Surg. 2021 May;91(5): 980-985.

Contributing Authors:
SM Kwok C Clayworth N Nara

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Eleven randomized controlled trials containing 900 paediatric patients with supracondylar humerus fractures were included in this meta-analysis comparing lateral pinning and cross-wire pinning for fracture fixation. The pooled outcomes of interest were the rate of loss of reduction and the rate of iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury. Results of this meta-analysis revealed significantly lower risk of los...

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