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From: Fixation of olecranon osteotomy only with 6′5 mm partially trheaded cancellous screw is a safe an effective method used in surgical management of distal humerus fractures

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a, b 73 year old man who presented a conminuted supraintercondylear fracture of the humerus. Osteosynthesis of the fracture with two plates and a 6.5 mm thick and 120 mm long screw with washer for the olecranon osteotomy. X-ray on the first postoperative day, with acute failure of osteosynthesis with impaction of the screw into the medullary canal of the ulna. c Control X-ray at 2 months after revision surgery to a tension band cerclage, showing osteotomy consolidation and good functional result

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