Fixation of greater tuberosity fractures

Fixation of greater tuberosity fractures

Author Carrera, E. F. Google Scholar
Matsumoto, M. H. Google Scholar
Netto, N. A. Google Scholar
Faloppa, F. Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract The authors describe arthroscopic reduction and percutaneous fixation of greater tuberosity fractures of the humerus with displacement of more than 0.5 cm. Arthroscopy for reduction and fixation of this fracture presents the same difficulties and advantages as arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff tears.
Keywords humerus fracture
treatment of fractures
greater tuberosity fracture
Language English
Date 2004-10-01
Published in Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Philadelphia: W B Saunders Co, v. 20, n. 8, 3 p., 2004.
ISSN 0749-8063 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher W B Saunders Co
Extent 3
Access rights Closed access
Type Editorial
Web of Science ID WOS:000225006400027

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