Posted: 1/14/2022

Pediatric supracondylar humerus fracture pinning -- Technique, Tips and Challenges

Video Description

Dr. Apel demonstrates the technique for a pinning a pediatric elbow (supracondylar humerus fracture). Detailed steps are illustrated with from-the-OR video. Several tips are presented, including the mini-open incision for a medial pin. Intended for residents, fellows and practicing orthopedic surgeons who are looking to improve their skills at pediatric elbow pinning.


Carilion Clinic
Virginia Tech Carilion SChool of Medicine


Key words: Pediatric elbow pinning, elbow fracture, supracondylar humerus fracture, closed reduction and pinning, CRPP, percutaneous pinning, pediatric orthopaedic surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, surgery, surgical video


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