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IP International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology

Radial neck fracture reduction and fixation by titanium elastic nail (Metaizeau): A method used in adults too

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Author Details: Pathik Vala*,Shreyas Gandhi,Abhijeet Salunke,Ajay Devda,Rutvik Shah

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-9151

Print ISSN : 2581-8112

Article First Page : 57

Article End Page : 60


Radial neck fractures comprises of less than 1% of all fractures in adults. They are more common in children than adults. Majority of cases require surgical management especially in adults. Surgically preferred management comprises of closed/open reduction and internal fixation using various types of plates/wires .We have performed Metaizeau technique in seven adults with successful treatment and functional outcome. This technique is very well described in children.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2455-6777.2018.0014