Similar Functional Outcomes Post-Op With Joint Lavage vs Placebo in Displaced Proximal Humerus Fxs
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OrthoEvidence. Similar Functional Outcomes Post-Op With Joint Lavage vs Placebo in Displaced Proximal Humerus Fxs. ACE Report. 2021;24(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13528
Glenohumeral joint lavage does not affect clinical outcomes in open reduction and internal fixation of displaced intracapsular proximal humeral fractures: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded trialJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Sep;29(9): 1758-1764
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Seventy-two patients with displaced intracapsular proximal humeral fractures were randomized to receive internal fixation and open reduction in combination with intraoperative glenohumeral joint lavage (n=36) or without lavage (n=36). Primary outcomes of interests included shoulder range of motion (ROM; internal fixation, external rotation, forward flexion, and abduction) and Constant Score at 6 ...
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