Endosteal strut augment reduces complications associated with proximal humeral locking plates.

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BACKGROUND Locking-plate technology has renewed interest in plate fixation for treating proximal humerus fractures. Complications associated with these devices, including loss of reduction, screw cutout, and intra-articular penetration, are frequent. Establishing a second column of support may reduce complications and improve clinical outcome scores… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-011-1949-0

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