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Intramedullary Ulnar Fixation for the Treatment of Monteggia Fracture

Riccio, Anthony I. MD1,a; Blumberg, Todd J. MD2; Baldwin, Keith D. MD, MPH, MSPT3; Schoenecker, Jonathan G. MD, PhD4

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JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques: April-June 2021 - Volume 11 - Issue 2 - e19.00076
doi: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.19.00076
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Published outcomes of this procedure can be found at: J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Mar;35(2):115-20, and J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Sep;37(6):e335-e341.


1. Ramski DE, Hennrikus WP, Bae DS, Baldwin KD, Patel NM, Waters PM, Flynn JM. Pediatric Monteggia fractures: a multicenter examination of treatment strategy and early clinical and radiographic results. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Mar;35(2):115-20.
2. Foran I, Upasani VV, Wallace CD, Britt E, Bastrom TP, Bomar JD, Pennock AT. Acute pediatric Monteggia fractures: a conservative approach to stabilization. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Sep;37(6):e335-41.
3. Kunkel S, Cornwall R, Little K, Jain V, Mehlman C, Tamai J. Limitations of the radiocapitellar line for assessment of pediatric elbow radiographs. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Sep;31(6):628-32.
4. Hubbard J, Chauhan A, Fitzgerald R, Abrams R, Mubarak S, Sangimino M. Missed pediatric Monteggia fractures. JBJS Rev. 2018 Jun;6(6):e2.

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