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  • Condition: Proximal Humeral Fractures
  • Journal: Joint diseases and related surgery
  • Treatment Used: Deltopectoral vs Anterolateral Acromial Approaches
  • Number of Patients: 48
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This study investigated the effects of deltopectoral (anterior) versus anterolateral (both anterior and lateral) acromial approaches in patients with proximal humeral fractures (break of the upper part of the bone of the arm).
  • Condition: Old Fracture of Proximal Humerus in Elderly Patients
  • Journal: Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology
  • Treatment Used: Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Number of Patients: 12
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This study investigated the results of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (replacement) in treating old fractures of the proximal humerus (upper arm) in elderly patients.
  • Condition: Proximal Humeral Fracture
  • Journal: BMC musculoskeletal disorders
  • Treatment Used: Plate Osteosynthesis or Open Reduction Internal Fixation
  • Number of Patients: 1050
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This study compared the clinical outcome of using plate osteosynthesis or open reduction internal fixation to treat patients with a proximal humeral fracture.
  • Condition: Upper Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Journal: Acta neurochirurgica
  • Treatment Used: Lower Subscapular Nerve Transfer for Axillary Nerve Repair
  • Number of Patients: 568
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a lower subscapular nerve transfer in axillary nerve repair to treat patients with upper brachial plexus palsy.
  • Condition: Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Journal: Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Treatment Used: Outpatient vs Inpatient
  • Number of Patients: 50
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This study compared the risks and outcome of shoulder arthroplasty (surgery to replace part or all of the shoulder joint) with outpatient versus inpatient surgery.
  • Condition: Traumatic Isolated Axillary Nerve Injury
  • Journal: Acta ortopedica mexicana
  • Treatment Used: Radial Nerve Transfer Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 7
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This study determined the effectiveness of radial nerve transfer surgery in patients with isolated axillary (underarm) nerve traumatic injury.
  • Condition: Traumatic Proximal Humerus Bone Loss and Flail Shoulder
  • Journal: Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery
  • Treatment Used: Glenohumeral Arthrodesis With Reamer-Irrigator-Aspirator (RIA) Bone Grafting
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report discusses a 22-year-old man with massive proximal humeral (upper arm) bone loss, axillary (underarm) nerve injury, deltoid muscle atrophy, and soft-tissue coverage needs complicated by infection.
  • Condition: Proximal Humeral Fractures
  • Journal: Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology
  • Treatment Used: Proximal Humeral Locking System (PHILOS) Plate via Intertubercular Sulcus Approach
  • Number of Patients: 15
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This study examined the effect of proximal humerus (upper arm) internal locking system (PHILOS) plate in the treatment of Neer 2 and 3 part fractures of proximal humerus through tuberosity approach.
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