International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2021, Volume 7 Issue 4

Evaluation of the functional outcome of surgical management of both bones forearm fracture with locking compression plate: A prospective study

Author(s): Dr. Ranganatha Babu Kurupati, Dr. Anil V, Dr. Ashok Kumar Reddy K, Dr. Dilip Kumar Pillay T, Dr. Sujai S and Dr. Shridhar S
Abstract: 
Objective: The objective of the study is to evaluate the functional outcome of both bone forearm fractures with locking compression plate.
Methods: This prospective study was conducted in the department of orthopedics, MVJ Medical College and Research hospital, Bengaluru from June 2019 to January 2021. The patient’s age group ranging from 18-60 years with closed both bone forearm fractures treated with locking compression plate for radius and ulna. Post operatively patients were evaluated using the Criteria of Anderson et al.
Results: A total of twenty patients were evaluated in our study of which there were 14 males and 6 females. Nineteen patients had complete fracture union and one patient had non-union. 17 patients showed excellent results, 2 patients had satisfactory results and 1 patient had a failure of the procedure.
Conclusion: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of both bones forearm fracture with Locking Compression Plate is a safe and effective option in the fixation of closed both bone forearm fractures.
Pages: 30-33  |  34 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Ranganatha Babu Kurupati, Dr. Anil V, Dr. Ashok Kumar Reddy K, Dr. Dilip Kumar Pillay T, Dr. Sujai S, Dr. Shridhar S. Evaluation of the functional outcome of surgical management of both bones forearm fracture with locking compression plate: A prospective study. Int J Orthop Sci 2021;7(4):30-33. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2021.v7.i4a.2862
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences