The impacted varus (A2.2) proximal humeral fracture in elderly patients: is minimal fixation justified? A case control study.

BACKGROUND The purpose of this retrospective case control study was to assess the outcome of K-wire osteosynthesis of a varus displaced proximal humeral fracture in patients over 65 years old, compared to a control group treated nonoperatively. METHODS The patient cohort was taken from our database in the period 2003-2007. After data extraction, the… (More)