MIPO offers lower rate of nonunion compared to functional bracing of a humeral shaft fracture
Minimally Invasive Osteosynthesis with a Bridge Plate Versus a Functional Brace for Humeral Shaft Fractures: A Randomized Controlled TrialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Apr 5;99(7):583-592
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110 patients with a humeral shaft fracture were randomized to either operative treatment through minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis or nonoperative treatment through functional bracing. The purpose of this study was to compare functional, clinical, and radiographic outcomes between groups, as well as the incidence of severe and minor complications. The primary outcome was the Disabilities of ...
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