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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:26 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12690
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Locking Compression Plate Fixation vs. Interlocking Nail Fixation for Humeral Shaft Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Locking Compression Plate Fixation vs. Interlocking Nail Fixation for Humeral Shaft Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):26. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12690

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Locking compression plate fixation versus intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures: which one is better? A single-centre prospective randomized study.

Int Orthop. 2020 Oct;44(10):2113-2121.

Contributing Authors: Y Akalin IG Şahin N Çevik BO Güler O Avci A Öztürk

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Synopsis

Sixty-three patients with displaced humerus shaft fractures less than 2 weeks old requiring surgery were randomized to undergo locking plate fixation (LCP; n=33) or interlocking nail (ILN; n=30) fixation. The outcomes of interest included function evaluated using the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) shoulder scores, the Short Form-3...

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