Seidel intramedullary nailing of humeral diaphyseal fractures: a preliminary report.

@article{Riemer1991SeidelIN,
  title={Seidel intramedullary nailing of humeral diaphyseal fractures: a preliminary report.},
  author={Barry L. Riemer and Spencer L. Butterfield and R D D'ambrosia and James F. Kellam},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={239-46}
}
Forty-two humeral diaphyseal fractures in 41 patients were treated at three centers between April 1988 and November 1989. There were 28 acute fractures; four were open. Average time to union was 8 weeks. There were no infections. Six patients with seven pathologic fractures due to metastatic disease died during the course of this study, but the nail had allowed them to be functional with minimal surgical dissection. Five of six nonunions united with one procedure. There was one residual… CONTINUE READING
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