Extra-articular distal-third diaphyseal fractures of the humerus. A comparison of functional bracing and plate fixation.

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BACKGROUND There are strong advocates for both operative and nonoperative treatment of distal-third diaphyseal fractures of the humerus, but there are few comparative data. We performed a retrospective comparison of these two treatment methods. METHODS Fifty-one consecutive patients with a closed, extra-articular fracture of the distal one-third of the… (More)

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