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Volume:3 Issue:8 Number:22 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #6657
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Operative vs. Nonoperative Treatment for Complex Proximal Humeral Fracture


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OrthoEvidence. Operative vs. Nonoperative Treatment for Complex Proximal Humeral Fracture. ACE Report. 2014;3(8):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6657

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Complex Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Orthopedics. 2014 Jun 1;37(6):e543-51

Contributing Authors: Z Jia W Li Y Qin H Li D Wang C Zhang Q He D Ruan

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Synopsis

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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