[Osteosynthesis using the "palm-tree" nail technic in fractures of the surgical neck of the humerus].


Presented in 1974, this technique consists of internal fixation of the humeral neck by means of three divergent K-wires. These are introduced through a proximal entry point located on the lateral aspect of the humeral diaphysis at the lower end of the "V" shaped insertion of the deltoid which is one of the three subcutaneous areas of this bone. The two… (More)


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