Osteosynthesis and hemiarthroplasty of fractures of the proximal humerus: outcomes in a consecutive case series.

@article{Bastian2009OsteosynthesisAH,
  title={Osteosynthesis and hemiarthroplasty of fractures of the proximal humerus: outcomes in a consecutive case series.},
  author={J D Bastian and Ralph W Hertel},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={216-9}
}
HYPOTHESIS This study addresses the outcome after osteosynthesis or hemiarthroplasty, using a cohort of patients that was enrolled in a previous prospective study on humeral head perfusion and was consequently treated using a common conceptual approach. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1998 and 2001, 98 patients with 100 fractures of the proximal humerus were treated surgically by a single surgeon with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) (51/100, group A, median age 54 years; range, 21… CONTINUE READING
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