Antegrade nailing of humeral head fractures with captured interlocking screws.

@article{Linhart2007AntegradeNO,
  title={Antegrade nailing of humeral head fractures with captured interlocking screws.},
  author={Wolfgang Linhart and Peter Ueblacker and Lars Gerhard Grossterlinden and Philipp Kschowak and Daniel Briem and Arne Janssen and Behrus Hassunizadeh and Marte Schinke and Joachim Windolf and Johannes R{\"u}ger},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={285-94}
}
OBJECTIVES/DESIGN To assess the functional outcome after treatment of proximal humeral fractures with a new antegrade nail that provides angular and sliding stability. INTERVENTION/PATIENTS: Ninety-seven patients were treated during a 4-year period between April 2000 and March 2004. All patients were followed for 6 months, 51 patients (53%) for 12 months, and 31 patients (32%) for 24 months. This study focuses mainly on the patients with a follow up of 1 year. Their mean age was 68 years (range… CONTINUE READING

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