Research Article
Volume 13 Issue 4 - 2022
Surgical Management of Olecranon Process
Harish Anand and Santhosh Kumar*
Department of Orthopedics, ESIC, India
*Corresponding Author: Santhosh Kumar, Department of Orthopedics, ESIC, India.
Received: January 17, 2022; Published: March 21, 2022




Abstract

Background and Objective: The incidence of Olecranon fracture in RTA, fall and sports are of utmost important to treat early, as the mobility of the elbow joint is important in early recovery, so that the patient can report to his work at the earliest. The present study aimed to comparative clinical study of application of Cast and Surgical Intervention.

Materials and Methods: It is a prospective study which was carried out in Bapuji Hospital and Chigateri General Hospital attached to J.J.M Medical College, Davangere.

Results: Twenty five cases of fractures of the olecranon treated by Kirschner wire with tension band wiring technique for Transverse and Oblique fractures and Olecranon hook plate for Comminuted fractures. The early elbow mobility in surgical intervention group when compared to cast application as yielded better results.

Interpretation/Conclusion: Twenty five cases of fractures of the olecranon treated by Kirschner wire with tension band wiring technique for Transverse and Oblique fractures and Olecranon hook plate for Comminuted fractures at the Chigateri General Hospital and Bapuji Hospital, attached to J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere have been presented. Special attention was made to mobilize the affected elbow early.

 

Keywords: Olecranon Fractures; Tension Band Wiring; Olecranon Hook Plate; Open Reduction and Internal Fixation; RTA- Road Traffic Accident

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Citation: Harish Anand and Santhosh Kumar. “Surgical Management of Olecranon Process”. EC Orthopaedics 13.4 (2022): 76-94.

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