Intramedullary nail beneficial vs locking compression plate for humeral shaft fracture
Management of Humeral Shaft Fractures With Intramedullary Interlocking Nail Versus Locking Compression PlateOrthopedics. 2015 Sep 1;38(9):e825-9
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60 patients presenting with humeral shaft fractures were randomized to undergo surgical fixation with either an intramedullary interlocking nail or locking compression plate. The purpose of the study was to compare operational and functional outcomes of these fixation methods over 1 year postoperatively. The results showed that intramedullary nail led to significantly shorter operative times, hosp...
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