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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results after closed reduction and percutaneous fixation of displaced fractures of the proximal humerus with the Humerusblock system. DESIGN Prospective case series. SETTING Level 1 trauma center. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-eight consecutive patients with displaced proximal humerus fractures were followed over a mean period(More)
Between 1980 and 1989 71 patients with a femoral neck fracture were treated at the University Hospital of Basel by a Dynamic Hip Screw (n = 54) or by three compression screws (n = 17). Fifty out of 71 patients (70%) were reviewed clinically and radiologically after an average of 116 months. 32/50 fractures (64%) had united. In 18/50 (36%) either avascular(More)
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