Mini-external fixation of two- and three-part proximal humerus fractures.

@article{Ebraheim2007MiniexternalFO,
  title={Mini-external fixation of two- and three-part proximal humerus fractures.},
  author={Nabil A. Ebraheim and Vishwas Patil and Adeel Husain},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={437-42}
}
A retrospective review of 64 patients (M 36, F 28, average age 55 years) with 29 two-part fractures and 35 three-part fractures of the proximal humerus was conducted at a Level 1 Trauma Center. All fractures were managed with the mini external fixator. Open reduction was performed in 11 cases, closed reduction in 53. The average follow-up was 21 months… CONTINUE READING