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Volume:4 Issue:5 Number:13 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #7698
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No difference in surgical vs nonsurgical treatment of displaced proximal humerus fracture

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OrthoEvidence. No difference in surgical vs nonsurgical treatment of displaced proximal humerus fracture. ACE Report. 2015;4(5):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7698

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Surgical vs nonsurgical treatment of adults with displaced fractures of the proximal humerus: the PROFHER randomized clinical trial

JAMA. 2015 Mar 10;313(10):1037-47

Contributing Authors: A Rangan H Handoll S Brealey L Jefferson A Keding BC Martin L Goodchild LH Chuang Hewitt D Torgerson PROFHER Trial Collaborators

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250 patients with displaced proximal humerus fracture were randomized to surgical management, with either internal fixation or hemiarthroplasty, or conservative management with sling immobilization. The purpose of this study was to compare treatment methods based on outcome of the Oxford Shoulder Score, as well as the incidence of complications. Follow-up was conducted at 3, 6, 12 and 24 months. N...

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