Ulna Plate Lateral Placement

Bone Healing Timeline Ulna

Technique of Fracture Fixation Principles of Stable Fixation As previously indicated, to obtain maximum function the surgeon must achieve anatomical reduction and stable internal fixation. In general, stable internal fixation may be achieved by internal splinting with intramedullary devices or by compression, using plates. In the forearm, intramedullary devices do not control rotational stability and should therefore rarely if ever, be used (Fig. 9.10). Therefore, compression, with...