Radial nerve injuries associated with humeral fractures.

  title={Radial nerve injuries associated with humeral fractures.},
  author={Michael J Defranco and Jeffrey Nathan Lawton},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={31 4},
A radial nerve injury associated with a humeral shaft fracture is an important injury pattern among trauma patients. It is the most common peripheral nerve injury associated with this fracture. Although treatment for this injury pattern is a controversial subject among upper-extremity surgeons, certain principles of management need to be applied in all cases. As our understanding of the pathoanatomy of the humerus and surrounding neurovascular structures has evolved, surgeons have adapted their… CONTINUE READING