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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:136 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4718
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AAOS: Joint preservation for displaced proximal humerus fractures improves Constant score

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS: Joint preservation for displaced proximal humerus fractures improves Constant score. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):136. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4718

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Meta-Analysis of Joint Preservation versus Arthroplasty for Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures

Contributing Authors: MM Gomberawalla BS Miller R Coale A Bedi JJ Gagnier

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


In this meta-analysis 4 randomized controlled trials and 8 cohort studies (total of 610 patients) examining the joint preservation and arthroplasty methods for displaced proximal humerus fractures were evaluated to determine which type of treatment was more effective. Following comparisons of outcomes from treatment methods, results indicated that joint preservation provided a significantly larger...

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