Evaluation of upper-extremity function following surgical treatment of displaced proximal humerus fractures in children.

@article{Canavese2014EvaluationOU,
  title={Evaluation of upper-extremity function following surgical treatment of displaced proximal humerus fractures in children.},
  author={Federico Canavese and Lionel Athlani and Lorenza Marengo and Marie Claude Rousset and Nadege Rouel-Rabiau and Antoine Samba and Antonio Andreacchio},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={144-9}
}
This study aims to assess the functional outcome of children treated with elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) for displaced proximal humerus fractures using the short version of the disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand outcome questionnaire (Quick DASH). Fifty-eight consecutive children with displaced proximal humerus fractures were treated with ESIN. Fifty-two children (89.7%) were available for follow-up and responded to the questionnaire after hardware removal. Average age at… CONTINUE READING