Greenstick fractures of the middle third of the forearm. A prospective multi-centre study

Schmuck, T; Altermatt, S; Büchler, P; Klima-Lange, D; Krieg, A; Nolte, L; Muermann, J; Slongo, T; Sossai, R; Hasler, C (2010). Greenstick fractures of the middle third of the forearm. A prospective multi-centre study. European journal of pediatric surgery, 20(5), pp. 316-20. Stuttgart: Thieme 10.1055/s-0030-1255038

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Greenstick fractures suffered during growth have a high risk for refracture and posttraumatic deformity, particularly at the forearm diaphysis. The use of a preemptive completion of the fracture by manipulation of the concave cortex is controversial and data supporting this approach are few.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute for Surgical Technology & Biomechanics ISTB
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Büchler, Philippe; Nolte, Lutz-Peter and Slongo, Theddy

ISSN:

0939-7248

Publisher:

Thieme

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:08

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:04

Publisher DOI:

10.1055/s-0030-1255038

Web of Science ID:

000283573000008

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/586 (FactScience: 199836)

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