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Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

, Volume 119, Issue 7–8, pp 368–370 | Cite as

Two-prong splint in the treatment of proximal humeral fracture

  • E. Serin
  • V. Karatosun
  • C. Balcı
  • H. C. Köseoğlu
  • H. H. Ersoy
Original article

Abstract

Twenty-nine patients with two-, three- and four-part proximal humeral fractures were treated by two-prong splint. At the latest follow-up, 22 patients had excellent and satisfactory results according to the Neer criteria, with only two failures. Avascular necrosis was detected in only one patient. Given these results, we conclude that the present method can be the treatment of choice for these injuries.

Keywords

Satisfactory Result Present Method Avascular Necrosis Humeral Fracture Proximal Humeral Fracture 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Serin
    • 1
  • V. Karatosun
    • 2
  • C. Balcı
    • 3
  • H. C. Köseoğlu
    • 3
  • H. H. Ersoy
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Fırat University Hospital, Elazığ, TurkeyTR
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Dokuz Eylül University Hospital, İzmir, TurkeyTR
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, İzmir Atatürk Education Hospital, Basın Sitesi, İzmir, TurkeyTR

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