Dr Micheni Muthuuri - Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Outcome of Management of Supracondylar Fractures of Humerus in Children

Supracondylar fracture of humerus in children is very common indeed.  Every doctor has some idea of how to manage this injury.  Often however, the treatment is inadequate or inappropriate and this occasionally leads to severe complications such as cubitus varus, elbow stiffness and ischaemic contracture formation following compartment syndrome.

There are various treatment modalities i.e. casting, traction, percutaneous pinning and open reduction and internal fixation.  The treatment modality chosen should be informed and aimed at optimum result.

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About Dr J. M. Muthuuri

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

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