TITLE

Management of Proximal Humeral Fractures Based on Current Literature

AUTHOR(S)
Nho, Shane J.; Brophy, Robert H.; Barker, Joseph U.; Cornell, Charles N.; MacGillivray, John D.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information concerning the recent literature on the classification and treatment option for proximal humeral fractures. The transosseous suture fixation has been described as option treatment for proximal humeral fractures which have at least 1 cm of displacement between the head and the shaft fragments. It is inferred the techniques emphasized the advantage of avoiding the risks associated with hardware, which include pain, neurovascular compromise and failure.
ACCESSION #
27093555

 

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