Minifragment implants provide several advantages for the stabilization of distal humerus fractures. Compared with small fragment implants, minifragment implants may provide enhanced fracture fixation because a greater number of screws can be placed into the distal fragments. In addition, minifragment plates are easier to contour and less prominent. We describe the surgical technique of minifragment fixation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of orthopaedic trauma|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2005|