A new technique for reconstruction of the proximal humerus after three- and four-part fractures.

@article{Sosna2008ANT,
  title={A new technique for reconstruction of the proximal humerus after three- and four-part fractures.},
  author={Anton{\'i}n Sosna and David Pokorn{\'y} and Rastislav Hrom{\'a}dka and David Jahoda and Vladislav Bart{\'a}k and V. Pinskerova},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={194-9}
}
The results of proximal humeral replacement following trauma are substantially worse than for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. The stable reattachment of the lesser and greater tuberosity fragments to the rotator cuff and the restoration of shoulder biomechanics are difficult. In 1992 we developed a prosthesis designed to improve fixation of the… CONTINUE READING