Scapula fractures in complex shoulder injuries and floating shoulders: a classification based on displacement and instability

@inproceedings{Friederichs2014ScapulaFI,
  title={Scapula fractures in complex shoulder injuries and floating shoulders: a classification based on displacement and instability},
  author={Jan Friederichs and Mario Morgenstern and Volker B{\"u}hren},
  booktitle={Journal of trauma management & outcomes},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Scapula fractures with injuries of the Superior Shoulder Suspensory Complex are often referred to as floating shoulders. However, present studies do not allow comparative evidence on indication for surgical treatment mostly due to the lack of precise definitions and comparable classifications. The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyze common types of complex shoulder injuries and develop a feasible classification allowing a therapeutic algorithm. METHODS The study group… CONTINUE READING
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