Proximal Humerus Fractures

Evaluation and Management

  • Lynn A. Crosby
  • Robert J. Neviaser

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Alexander Auffarth, Philipp Moroder, Herbert Resch
    Pages 43-54
  3. Robert G. Lewis, Domenic Scalamogna, Parthiv Patel
    Pages 55-72
  4. Pascal Boileau, Thomas d’Ollonne, Armodios M. Hatzidakis, Mark E. Morrey
    Pages 73-98
  5. Lynn A. Crosby, Toby Anderton
    Pages 113-120
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 159-164

About this book


Proximal Humerus Fractures includes everything the orthopedic surgeon needs to know about the clinical management of these common shoulder injuries. Although non-operative treatment techniques are addressed and can be used in less severe circumstances, this book focuses mainly on the current operative treatment techniques for proximal humerus and tuberosity fractures, malunions and nonunions, including open reduction, percutaneous pinning, locking plate and intramedullary nail fixation, and humeral head hemiarthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty. A chapter on complications associated with these types of fractures and their management is also included. Dedicated to a common musculoskeletal injury, especially in athletes and the elderly suffering from osteoporosis, Proximal Humerus Fractures will be a valuable resource to all orthopedic surgeons and practitioners of sports medicine.


Closed reduction fixation Hemiarthroplasty Intramedullary locking nail Intramedullary rod fixation Locking plates Open reduction fixation Percutaneous fixation Proximal humerus fracture Proximal humerus nonunion Reverse shoulder arthroplasty Shoulder surgery Tuberosity fracture

Editors and affiliations

  • Lynn A. Crosby
    • 1
  • Robert J. Neviaser
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryGeorgia Regent's UniversityAugustaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryGeorge Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08950-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08951-5
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