Radial Neck Fractures

  • Nick G. LasanianosEmail author
  • Konstantinos J. Doudoulakis


The measurement of initial angulation of radial neck fractures is generally used for this classification. The method of measurement of the angulation of a neck fracture includes the calculation of the angle between a line drawn perpendicular to the articular surface of the radial head with a line parallel to the axis of the proximal radial shaft (Fig. 20.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick G. Lasanianos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Konstantinos J. Doudoulakis
    • 2
  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and OrthopaedicsImperial College Healthcare NHS TrustLondonUK

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