Primary uncemented hemiarthroplasty for severe fractures of the proximal humerus.

@article{Pijls2011PrimaryUH,
  title={Primary uncemented hemiarthroplasty for severe fractures of the proximal humerus.},
  author={B G Pijls and Paul H Werner and Peter J M G Eggen},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={279-85}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to evaluate a consecutive series of proximally porous-coated hemiarthroplasty for the treatment of severe proximal humeral fractures with special emphasis on aseptic loosening and functional outcome. DESIGN Observational cohort of a consecutive series of a single prosthetic design. SETTING Orthopaedic clinic, nonacademic institutional hospital. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS All patients (n = 30) treated with hemiarthroplasty for severe fractures of the… CONTINUE READING