Elbow Fractures

Elbow fractures constitute fractures the of bones of fore arm(upper end of Radius & Ulna) and upper arm(Lower end of Humerus. Elbow fractures are also associated with Vascular & Nerve injuries

Causes
  • Fall
  • Direct blow
  • Road traffic accidents
Symptoms
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Restricted movement of elbow
  • Deformity
  • Numbness & tingling fingers
Investigations
  • X-ray
  • CT scan
Treatment
Non-Surgical

Undisplaced fractures can be treated conservatively

  • Splinting
  • Medication
Surgical

Open reduction and internal fixation

  • Distal Humerus: Plates and screws, Wires
  • Olecranon Frcature : Tensiow band wiring (TBW), Plates and screws
  • Radial head/Neck fractures: Plates and screws or excision

About Doctor:

Dr. Naveen Reddy is one of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Hyderabad. He has over 10 years of experience. Having completed his post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho, he was part of the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad – 2009-2017. He has had the experience of working with the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons and gained extensive expertise in managing simple, complex trauma, knee and hip replacements. His patients consider him to be the best orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad. He has a fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics, Milan, Italy under Prof Dr Lugi Zagra where he had great exposure and gained knowledge complex Hip & Knee Replacements.

The range of services provided by him includes Trauma – Fracture treatment, Knee Joint Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries Treatment, PRP & BEMAC Injections, Viscosupplementation, Stem Cell Treatment etc.

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