Avoiding Complications in the Treatment of Humeral Fractures

Anglen, Jeffrey O.; Archdeacon, Michael T.; Cannada, Lisa K.; Herscovici, Jr., Dolfi
July 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 7, p1580
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of methods that orthopedic surgeons can use to avoid complications, including the nonunion of the fracture, in the treatment of humeral fractures. A discussion of risk factors for nonunion, and of surgery which can be performed to repair the nonunion of the fracture, is presented.


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