Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

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Research Article - Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation (2021) Volume 5, Issue 2

Outcome of lateral column fixation in displaced scapular fracture-a prospective study.

Purpose: To evaluate the functional outcome of displaced fracture body of scapula extending to lateral column treated by open reduction and internal fixation. Methods: A prospective case series study was performed between 2012 and 2015. 12 patients with fracture body of scapula extending to lateral column, with or without apophyseal fractures, were treated by open reduction internal fixation. Age, sex of the patient, mechanism and type of injury, associated injuries were evaluated. Followup was carried out at 3 months, 6 months by radiological and physical examination, functional outcome assessed at 1 year with DASH score.

Author(s): Nijith O Govindan* Prathap Kumar, Manjunath D S, Biju M Nair

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