Fixation treatments for two-part proximal humeral surgical neck fractures
Locking intramedullary nails and locking plates in the treatment of two-part proximal humeral surgical neck fractures: A prospective randomized trial with a minimum of three years of follow-upJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Jan 19;93(2):159-68.
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51 patients with two-part proximal humeral fractures were randomized to either locking intramedullary nail or locking plate fixation group. This study aimed to evaluate and compare longitudinal outcomes of these treatment methods. The results indicate that at one-year follow-up, the locking nail fixation group had fewer complications (p=0.024), whereas the locking plate group had superior ASES and...
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