International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

Management of fractures of radius and ulna using dynamic compression plating

2021, Volume 7 Issue 4

Management of fractures of radius and ulna using dynamic compression plating

Author(s): Dr. Kalyan Kaushik Bharam, Dr. T Ram Kalyan and Dr. Kushal Verma
Abstract: Aim and Objective: This study has been taken to determine the functional outcome of treating diaphyseal fractures of both bones, forearm with Dynamic compression plate at Mediciti institute of medical sciences, Ghanpur from October 2018 to March 2020.
Methodology: This is a time-bound prospective study. Twenty cases of fractures of both bones forearm was treated by open reduction and internal fixation with 3.5 mm DCP. The follow-up ranged from 5 months to 18 months.
Results: Males predominant with right forearm affection more than left. Most of the fractures due to RTA and fall. The average age was 35 years with fracture being most common in third decade. Most of the fractures of both bones forearm were located in the middle third and the fracture pattern transverse/short oblique was commonest. 18 (90%) patients has sound union in less than 6 months, 2 (10%) patients had delayed union. The results were based on Dash scoring system and in our study, there were 18 (90%) patients with excellent results and 2 (10%) with satisfactory and no unsatisfactory results.
Conclusion: Hence the study was on par with the previous studies and DCP is proved to be the best mode of treatment for diaphyseal fractures of both bones forearm.
Pages: 180-187  |  668 Views  212 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Kalyan Kaushik Bharam, Dr. T Ram Kalyan, Dr. Kushal Verma. Management of fractures of radius and ulna using dynamic compression plating. Int J Orthop Sci 2021;7(4):180-187. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2021.v7.i4c.2882
 
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