Interlocking nailing of humeral shaft fractures: the Oxford experience 1991 to 1994.

@article{Hems1996InterlockingNO,
  title={Interlocking nailing of humeral shaft fractures: the Oxford experience 1991 to 1994.},
  author={Timothy E J Hems and T P Bhullar},
  journal={Injury},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={485-9}
}
Forty-three patients with fractures of the humeral shaft were treated by locked intermedullary nailing, using the Russell-Taylor nailing system. Overall there were few technical problems with nail insertion. Additional fracture comminution occurred in five patients but affected stability in only one case. Twenty-six nails were inserted into 22 patients with pathological fractures. The objective of fracture stabilization and pain relief for the remaining life-span of the patient was achieved in… CONTINUE READING