Operative vs. Nonoperative Treatment for Complex Proximal Humeral Fracture
Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Complex Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsOrthopedics. 2014 Jun 1;37(6):e543-51
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Data from 7 RCTs (n=286) was pooled to determine a superior method of fixation between nonoperative and operative interventions for complex proximal humeral fractures (3- and 4- part fracture). Pooled analysis included investigations of functional outcomes, complications, and additional surgery. The evidence presented in this trial demonstrated comparable functional outcomes between operative and ...
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