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 SS  Vol.6 No.8 , August 2015
Screw Intramedullary Nailing for Fractures of the Humeral Shaft
Abstract: The debate continues over the management of diaphyseal fractures of the humerus. There are a variety of extramedullary as well as intramedullary implants. We aim to propose a technique of passing the screw intramedullary nails and achieve union with least trauma to the shoulder and the rotator cuff. The multiple elastic screw nails achieve the inherent stability based on the principle of “three point fixation”. We aim to propose that the screw intramedullary nail is an effective implant to facilitate uneventful fracture union, with rapid recovery, low morbidity and low learning curve capable of being replicated in any smaller operative set up.
Cite this paper: Salphale, Y. , Gadegone, W. , Chandak, R. and Dave, J. (2015) Screw Intramedullary Nailing for Fractures of the Humeral Shaft. Surgical Science, 6, 395-401. doi: 10.4236/ss.2015.68057.
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