Flexible intramedullary nailing in simple bone cysts of the proximal humerus: prospective study for high-risk cases of pathologic fracture.

@article{Cha2013FlexibleIN,
  title={Flexible intramedullary nailing in simple bone cysts of the proximal humerus: prospective study for high-risk cases of pathologic fracture.},
  author={Soo-Min Cha and Hyun Dae Shin and Kyung Cheon Kim and Dong-Hun Kang},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={475-80}
}
UNLABELLED We designed and evaluated a modified cyst index using the Picture Archiving and Communication System software for treating simple bone cysts of the proximal humerus by preventive intramedullary flexible nail insertion in symptomatic children or adolescents. From January 2007 to December 2009, cases with a cyst index of at least 4 were enrolled in the study. Of 20 total cases, 19 were prospectively followed-up for at least 2 years. The mean patient age was 10.6 years (range, 7-15… CONTINUE READING
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