Minimally invasive application of the non-contact-bridging (NCB) plate to the proximal humerus: an anatomical study.

@article{Roederer2007MinimallyIA,
  title={Minimally invasive application of the non-contact-bridging (NCB) plate to the proximal humerus: an anatomical study.},
  author={Goetz Roederer and Maged Abouelsoud and Florian Gebhard and Tobias Maria Boeckers and Lothar Kinzl},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={621-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe a minimal anterolateral acromial approach for minimally invasive (MI) treatment of fractures of the proximal humerus (PH) with the Non-Contact-Bridging (NCB) plate. DESIGN 1) Cadaver study and 2) clinical case series. SETTING 1) University Institute of Anatomy and the 2) University Level I trauma center. SPECIMENS/PATIENTS: 1) Ten fresh frozen human humeri and 2) 22 patients with 22 isolated proximal humeral fractures. INTERVENTION 1) Minimal anterolateral acromial… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…