Results of non-operative and operative treatment of humeral shaft fractures. A series of 104 cases.

@article{Osman1998ResultsON,
  title={Results of non-operative and operative treatment of humeral shaft fractures. A series of 104 cases.},
  author={Naser Osman and Chabane Touam and Emmanuel H. Masmejean and Hugues Asfazadourian and J. Y. Alnot},
  journal={Chirurgie de la main},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={195-206}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the results of different modalities applied in the treatment of 104 fresh diaphyseal fractures of the adult humerus treated in the department between January 1994 and March 1997. These results were classified according to the criteria described by Stewart and Hundley. 32 patients (30.8%) were treated non-operatively using a sling and a moulded plaster splint. The type of treatment had to be changed in 12 of these patients due to 14 different complications… CONTINUE READING

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