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Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture

Posted On: 04-22-2015
Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture

What is Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture?

During closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for supracondylar humerus fracture, a humerus fracture is rearranged externally to bring it into the correct position. Metal pins are then used to hold it in place.

Also Known As:

  • Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning
  • Leg surgery
  • Leg fracture surgery
  • Humerus fracture surgery

Conditions Treated with Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture:

Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for supracondylar humerus fracture is used to treat a supracondylar humerus fracture.

Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture by OrangeCountySurgeons

Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture:

Non-surgical alternatives to closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for supracondylar humerus fracture are splinting and casting. The procedure may be performed openly as a surgical alternative.

Anesthesia with Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture:

Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for supracondylar humerus fracture is performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.

Potential Complications from Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture:

Possible risks following closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for supracondylar humerus fracture include malunion, nonunion, swelling, deformity and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible to experience radial nerve damage.

Prognosis after Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supracondylar Humerus Fracture:

The prognosis for a positive end result following closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for supracondylar humerus fracture is good.

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