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Volume:10 Issue:3 Number:12 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13205
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Comparing Deltopectoral vs Deltoid Split Approaches in Plate Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Comparing Deltopectoral vs Deltoid Split Approaches in Plate Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;10(3):12. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13205

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

Deltopectoral vs. deltoid split approach for proximal HUmerus fracture fixation with locking plate: a prospective RAndomized study (HURA)

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Nov; 29(11): 2190-2199.

Contributing Authors: DM Rouleau F Balg B Benoit S Leduc M Malo F Vézina Y G Laflamme

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Synopsis

Eighty-five patients with proximal humerus fractures were randomized to receive plate fixation of the fracture via a deltoid split approach (n=44) or a classic deltopectoral approach (n=41). The primary outcome of interest was function measured using the Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (QuickDASH) score, the Short Form-12 (SF-12) mental and physical component scales (MCS; PCS), pain...

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