Novel Technique in Coronoid Fracture Fixation—A Case Report

Joji Krishnan, Sachin Joseph, M Raffic

Abstract



Coronoid process plays a critical role in ulnohumeral stability.,13 Coronoid process fractures are rare, and usually occur from avulsion by the brachialis muscle or may be part of a complex injury pattern associated with elbow dislocation.,46 Surgical treatment options described includes suture lasso, suture anchors, lag screws, and plating all of which have various merits and demerits.,1,7,8 We describe a minimal anterior incision & percutaneous K-wires to address coronoid process fractures which allowed anatomic reduction and stable internal fixation.


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coronoid fracture, percutaneous, K-wire

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ISSN: 2249 – 2348. Published by: Kerala Orthopaedic Association

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