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
Surgical vs nonsurgical treatment of adults with displaced fractures of the proximal humerus: the PROFHER randomized clinical trialJAMA. 2015 Mar 10;313(10):1037-47
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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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