Curvilinear versus straight nails for proximal humerus nailing
Proximal humerus nailing: a randomized clinical trial between curvilinear and straight nailsJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Mar;23(3):369-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.08.023. Epub 2013 Dec 2.
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54 patients with displaced Neer 2- or 3-part proximal humerus fractures were randomized to undergo proximal humerus nailing using either MultiLoc proximal humeral nails (MPHN) (straight intramedullary nail) or Polarus intramedullary nails (curvilinear nail), with the purpose of comparing clinical outcomes, radiographic results, and complications between treatment groups. While constant shoulder sc...
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