Medium-term results after primary hemiarthroplasty for comminute proximal humerus fractures: a study of 46 patients followed up for an average of 4.4 years.


This study investigated 82 patients who underwent primary hemiarthroplasty for a severely displaced proximal humerus fracture at Danderyd Hospital between 1989 and 2002. According to the Neer classification system, fractures were 2-part in 2, 3-part in 20, and 4-part in 60. The prostheses used were 12 Neer-II, 39 Global, and 31 Bigliani-Flatow. Follow-up… (More)


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