Case report| Volume 31, ISSUE 3, P204-206, April 2000

Cannulated screw fixation of fractured capitellum: surgical technique through a limited approach

      We describe a limited anterolateral approach for open reduction of a displaced capitellar fracture. Fixation is achieved by percutaneous insertion of an antegrade cannulated screw guided by a wire passed from posterior to anterior aspects to avoid damage to the articular surface. No soft tissue dissection is performed posteriorly or laterally.
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