Study on Epiphyseal injuries treated with K wirefixation

Dr. M. Prasanth, Dr.P.Anil Babu
2017 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
The Fractures and soft-tissue injuries in children are different from those in adults. The periosteum is thicker in children than in adults and usually remains intact on one side of the fracture, which helps stabilize any reduction, decreases the amount of displacement. The peculiar function of the physis and the need to preserve their integrity, makes choosing what treatment methods to employ, very important. Our study is done with Epiphyseal injuries, with the following inclusion criterion :
more » ... alter -Harris Type II to IV physeal injuries, Closed type. Our exclusion criterion was:Associated fractures,Vascular deficit. The epiphyseal injuries are treated with Manipulation and Kwire fixation. The results in our study are evaluated in terms of anatomical reduction on radiographs, Clinical deformity and ROM regained at the joint.
doi:10.9790/0853-1604073134 fatcat:c5pgfjsktveejc6ksxu3xxsksy