A Systematic Review of the Utility of Postoperative Imaging in the Management of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

Conclusions: There is a paucity of articles focusing on the utility or appropriate use of postoperative radiographs in changing management of SCH fractures, one of the most common upper extremity fractures in children. There is a very low rate of change in management on the basis of imaging, and frequently authors commented that the management change could have been prompted without routine serial radiographs. The cumulate findings of these studies suggest routine postoperative radiographs after SCH fractures are infrequently associated with changes in management. Practitioners should consider postoperative protocols with the intention of identifying early postoperative alignment loss or when the complication is suspected to prevent excessive routine radiography in the management of pediatric SCH fractures. Level of Evidence: Level III—systematic review of level III studies.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trauma – Upper Extremity Source Type: research

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