A Prospective Study of Comparison of Clinical Functional and Radiological Outcomes in Resection and Replacement Arthroplasty of Head of Radius in Acute Comminuted Fractures of Radial Head
Author(s): Vijay Narasimman Reddy*, Lionel John, E Kushwanth, Shradha Bora S and Aravind Ravichandran
The identification and treatment of radial head fractures began towards the end of 19th century. The aim of this study is to prospectively compare the clinical, functional, and radiological outcomes of excision and replacement of head of radius in acute comminuted fractures of the radial head at 2 weeks, 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months. The mean age of the patients included in the study was 41.26(24- 66) and 43.1(24-70) for excision and replacement. Mechanism of Injury by road traffic accidents 33(55%), Fall or direct trauma 18(30%), Indirect injury 9(15%).