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I had a severe injury in may of this year. Fractured ulna and dislocation of elbow. Any comments re: surgery?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Monteggia?

A fracture of the ulna w/ associated radial head subluxation / dislocation (@ elbow) is known as a monteggia fx.
/ dislocation. If recognized treatment is orif of the ulna( plating) and reduction of the radial head dislocation.( it usually reduces spontaneously after fixing ulna)...

In brief: Monteggia?

A fracture of the ulna w/ associated radial head subluxation / dislocation (@ elbow) is known as a monteggia fx.
/ dislocation. If recognized treatment is orif of the ulna( plating) and reduction of the radial head dislocation.( it usually reduces spontaneously after fixing ulna)...
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