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Results of surgical treatment for unstable distal clavicular fractures.
HYPOTHESIS Delayed surgical treatment of unstable distal clavicle fractures is associated with a higher complication rate. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1998 and 2008, a retrospective study of 38Expand
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Humeral shaft fractures: a review.
Summary Humeral shaft fractures are common orthopaedicinjuries that can often be managed nonoperatively withhigh union rates and excellent results as the generaloutcome. Specific indications exist forExpand
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Reverse shoulder prosthesis for acute four-part fracture: tuberosity fixation using a horseshoe graft.
Results of hemiarthroplasty for complex four-part proximal humerus fractures in the elderly have been unreliable. Although patients often achieve pain relief, return of above-shoulder level functionExpand
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Large coronal shear fractures of the capitellum and trochlea treated with headless compression screws.
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to retrospectively evaluate the clinical outcomes of 18 patients with large coronal shear fractures of the capitellum and lateral trochlea that underwent openExpand
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Volar versus dorsal fixed-angle fixation of dorsally unstable extra-articular distal radius fractures: a biomechanic study.
PURPOSE To evaluate and compare the biomechanic rigidity and strength of 3 fixed-angle plates used to treat extra-articular distal radius fractures that are dorsally unstable. Volar fixed-angleExpand
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Treatment of Atrophic Diaphyseal Humeral Nonunions With Compressive Locked Plating and Augmented With an Intramedullary Strut Allograft
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of thorough debridement and locked compression plating augmented with an intramedullary fibular allograft for the treatment ofExpand
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Results of proximal humeral locked plating with supplemental suture fixation of rotator cuff.
HYPOTHESIS This study retrospectively reports the results of 81 patients with proximal humeral fractures that were treated operatively. We hypothesized that treatment of these injuries through aExpand
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Proximal Humeral Nonunions Treated With Fixed-Angle Locked Plating and an Intramedullary Strut Allograft
Objective: To determine if the use of a fixed-angle locked plate plus an intramedullary allograft in the treatment of proximal humeral nonunions resulted in improved union. Design: RetrospectiveExpand
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