AAOS 2016: Intramedullary nail vs locking plate for displaced proximal humerus fracture
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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: Intramedullary nail vs locking plate for displaced proximal humerus fracture. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):87. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8728
Randomized Trial on Proximal Humerus Fracture: Locking Plate or Intramedullary Nailing
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72 patients with a displaced 2- or 3-part proximal humerus fracture were randomized to operative management through either intramedullary nail fixation or locking plate fixation. The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcome scores between groups, as well as radiographic results and complications, over 12 month follow-up postoperatively. Findings demonstrated no significant differences...
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