Darrach procedure is removal of distal ulna. It was first performed by Darrach in 1911 in New York City. Darrach Procedure is done for
- Pain relief of pain following radioulnar degenration
- Painful mallunion of Colle’s fracture in elderly
The procedure is generally performed on elderly patients in whom functional demand is low.
The procedure is performed by dorsal approach by longitudinal incision is made over distal ulna. It involves resection of 1-2 cm of ulna. [Read more...]