Anwar ul Haq, Syed Muhammed Ali, Imtiaz Ahmed Tago, Siraj Ahmed Butt
Objective: To explore the safety and effectiveness of the percutaneous pinning technique in the management of Gartland type-II and III supracondylar humerus fractures.
Methods: This study was carried out during January 2012 to March 2013. 30 children with age range 5-12 years with supracondylar fracture (Gartland type II & III) were included while others were excluded. Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning were performed after taking informed consent. Outcomes were recorded according to Flynn’s criteria, that is loss of elbow motion & carrying angle.