Comparing MIPO vs ORIF with plates or intramedullary nailing for humeral shaft fracture
Minimally invasive plating versus either open reduction and plate fixation or intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Oct;25(10):1634-42
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Eight randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) and open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with plates or intramedullary nails in the treatment of mid-shaft or distal-third diaphyseal humerus fractures. Results demonstrated significant differences between methods in operative time, functional outcome, and incidenc...
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