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Volume:3 Issue:1 Number:15 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #5599
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Lateral pin fixation for displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children


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OrthoEvidence. Lateral pin fixation for displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children. ACE Report. 2014;3(1):15. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5599

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is lateral pin fixation for displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus better than crossed pins in children

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Sep;471(9):2942-53

Contributing Authors: JG Zhao J Wang P Zhang

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Synopsis

Data from 7 RCTs, including a total of 521 patients, was pooled to compare lateral fixation for supracondylar humerus fractures in children against crossed medial and lateral pinning. Analysis between the two techniques was evaluated based on risk of iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury, radiographic outcomes, function and other surgical complications. The evidence presented in this meta-analysis demonst...

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