Dr Talha Hassan Shah, Dr Muhammad Usman, Dr Bilal Khan
Aim: To evaluate the result of closed reduction and percutaneous pinning in the treatment of type III Supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children. Materials and methods: Sixty-one patients were treated for type III supracondylar fractures of the humerus in the orthopedic ward of Jinnah Hospital Lahore. Study design: This is a prospective study. Place and Duration: In the Orthopedic Unit II of Jinnah Hospital Lahore for one year duration from January 2019 to January 2020. Results: Union was achieved in all patients; superficial pinhole infections were observed in 6 patients, iatrogenic elbow injury occurred in 3 patients, Cubitus varus and Myositis ossficans in one patient respectively. No deep infection or compartment syndrome was encountered; the results were excellent in 40 patients, good in 16 patients, good in 3 and poor in 2 patients. Conclusion: Close reduction and percutaneous pinning with two K-cross wires is an effective and safe procedure with a minimum incidence of complications in the treatment of type III supracondylar fracture of the humerus. Keywords: Close reduction, supracondylar fracture humerus, percutaneous pinning.