Open reduction and internal fixation of humeral midshaft fractures: anterior versus posterior plate fixation

Abstract Background Fractures of the humeral shaft represent 2–4% of all fractures. Fractures of the humerus have traditionally been approached posteriorly for open reduction and internal fixation. Reports of treating midshaft fractures with an open anterolateral approach and anterior plating are li...

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Main Authors: Sebastian Lotzien, Clemens Hoberg, Valentin Rausch, Thomas Rosteius, Thomas Armin Schildhauer, Jan Gessmann
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: BMC 2019-11-01
Series:BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12891-019-2888-2