Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2017) 137:1279–1284 DOI 10.1007/s00402-017-2749-0 TRAUMA SURGERY Management of proximal humeral fractures by the Ilizarov external fixator 1 2 Mohammed Anter Meselhy · Mohamed Salah Singer Received: 25 December 2016 / Published online: 14 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract Conclusion The Ilizarov external fixation is an effective Introduction External fixation can be performed in poor technique in managing proximal humeral fractures with bone and soft tissue conditions, and can be used in patients good outcome and low complication rates. with poor general conditions or multiple injuries as a rapid, Level of evidence Level IV, case series. mini-invasive procedure. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the Ilizarov Keywords Proximal humerus fractures · Ilizarov · external fixator in the management of proximal humeral External fixation fractures. Materials and methods Between May 2011 and Decem- ber 2013, 14 patients with displaced proximal humeral frac- Introduction tures were enrolled in the current study. Nine patients were males and five were females, with mean age 42.9 years Since Neer  published his classification system of proxi - (range 21–55). All fractures were acute. The mode of mal humeral fracture with a clear definition of displaced injury was road
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 14, 2017
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