Transosseous suture fixation of proximal humeral fractures.

@article{Dimakopoulos2007TransosseousSF,
  title={Transosseous suture fixation of proximal humeral fractures.},
  author={Panayiotis Dimakopoulos and Andreas Panagopoulos and Georgios B Kasimatis},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={1700-9}
}
BACKGROUND The optimal treatment of displaced fractures of the proximal part of the humerus remains controversial. We evaluated the long-term functional and radiographic results of transosseous suture fixation in a series of selected displaced fractures of the proximal part of the humerus. METHODS Over an eleven-year period, a consecutive series of 188 patients with a specifically defined displaced fracture of the proximal part of the humerus underwent open reduction and internal fixation… CONTINUE READING

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