No difference in 12-mo functional outcome between nail and plate fixation for proximal humerus Frx
Locking nail versus locking plate for proximal humeral fracture fixation in an elderly population: a prospective randomised controlled trialBMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Jan 10;20(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2399-1
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68 patients with a proximal humerus fracture were randomized to fixation with either an intramedullary nail (Locking Blade Nail; Marquard) or a locking plate (Proximal Humerus Interlocking Osteosynthesis [PHILOS] system; DePuy Synthes). Patients were assessed for outcome related to function and complications over 1-year follow-up. Results for the primary outcome measure of the Constant score, as w...
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