Pitfalls and complications with locking plate for proximal humerus fracture.

@article{Clavert2010PitfallsAC,
  title={Pitfalls and complications with locking plate for proximal humerus fracture.},
  author={Philippe Clavert and Philippe Adam and Adrien Bevort and François Bonnomet and Jean-Francois Kempf},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={489-94}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to identify specific complications of locking plate fixation of proximal humerus fractures. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-three adult patients with a displaced 3- (24%) or 4-part (76%) fracture of the proximal humerus were treated over a period of 2 years under the supervision of a trauma surgeon. Fourty-four patients came back for a clinical and radiographic examinations at least 18 months after the trauma; the others were evaluated at 6 weeks and 3 and 6… CONTINUE READING

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