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Distal Humeral Adult Fractures

  • Nick G. LasanianosEmail author
  • Konstantinos Makridis
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Abstract

In 1969 Riseborough reported a case series study of Intercondylar T Fractures of the Humerus [1]. Through this series he attempted to classify these fractures according to the amount of comminution and the degree of displacement of the fragments (Fig. 14.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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