Displaced proximal humeral fracture: conservative similar to surgical treatment at 2 yrs
Displaced proximal humeral fractures: operative versus non-operative treatment-a 2-year extension of a randomized controlled trialEur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014 Oct;24(7):1067-73.
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50 patients over sixty years of age with severe displaced unstable three- or four-part proximal humeral fracture were randomized to undergo open reduction and internal fixation using an angular stable implant, or conservative treatment using a sling bandage. The aim of this study was to compare functional outcome and health-related quality of life between treatment modalities at two year follow-up...
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