5 min, range 75-120 min) was found to be more than that required for LC-DCP (mean 81.
The mean time of union for the forearm fixed with LCP was found to be 18 weeks (range 1426 weeks) in comparison to 16 weeks (range 10-22 weeks) for the LC-DCP group.
Table 1 Result LCP LC-DCP Excellent 18 17 Good 2 3 Poor 0 0 Total 20 20
05 minutes) compared to that required for LC-DCP fixation (mean 75.
LC-DCP plates were used to treat upper limb fractures in a series of one hundred and fourteen patients in Boston from 1990 to 1993.
There were thirty three patients, fourteen in the LC-DCP group and nineteen in the internal plate fixator group.
Surgeons in Brazil used the DCP and LC-DCP plates as bridging plates for treatment of humeral fractures in fifteen patients and achieved good results in fourteen.
Table 1: Mode of injury Mode of injury DCP LC-DCP Total Road traffic accident 11 10 21 Assault 3 2 5 Fall 1 3 4 Table 2: Time taken for clinical union Clinical union DCP LC-DCP Total Minimum 8 weeks 8 weeks 8 weeks Maximum 20 weeks 14 weeks 20 weeks Mean 11.
Twenty case of fracture BBFA were selected after inclusion and exclusion criteria, and treated with LC-DCP in Victoria and Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, attached to Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore.
5 mm LC-DCP between January 2004 to February 2006 at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals and Victoria Hospital attached to Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore.
5 mm LC-DCP was used and a minimum of 5 cortices were engaged with screw fixation in each fragment.
The present study was undertaken to determine the efficacy of LC-DCP in the treatment of fractures of both bones of the forearm.