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OTA 2013: Fractured humerus: Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis versus open plating

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October 2013

OTA 2013: Fractured humerus: Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis versus open plating

Vol: 2| Issue: 9| Number:38| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A prospective randomized study of operative treatment for noncomminuted, humeral shaft fractures: Open plating versus minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO)

Contributing Authors:
Kichul Park Chang-Wug Oh Young-Soo Byun Jung Jae Kim Ji Wan Kim

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68 patients with simple-type humeral shaft fractures underwent minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) or conventional open plating to compare clinical, functional, and radiological outcomes. Patients in both treatment arms experienced excellent elbow and shoulder function one year postoperatively and similar rates of complication. Both groups reported a high rate of healed fractures betwee...

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