Outcome after hemiarthroplasty for three- and four-part fractures of the proximal humerus.

@article{Zyto1998OutcomeAH,
  title={Outcome after hemiarthroplasty for three- and four-part fractures of the proximal humerus.},
  author={Karol Zyto and William Angus Wallace and Simon Peter Frostick and Bonnie J. Preston},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={85-9}
}
We reviewed 27 patients who had sustained displaced three- or four-part fractures of the proximal humerus and who were treated with a humeral hemiarthroplasty. Seventeen patients had a three-part fracture, and 10 had a four-part fracture. The mean follow-up period was 39 months (12 to 94 months). All fractures were classified according to Neer's classification. The Constant score was used for their follow-up evaluation. The median Constant score at follow-up was 51 for the three-part fractures… CONTINUE READING

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