American Medical Journal

The Outcome of Conservative Treatment of Closed Fracture Shaft Humerus in Adult Patients

M. M. Taha

DOI : 10.3844/amjsp.2011.32.39

American Medical Journal

Volume 2, Issue 1

Pages 32-39

Abstract

Problem statement: Fractures of the humeral shaft are commonly encountered by the orthopaedic surgeons; accounting for approximately 3% of all fractures. There is a wide array of good options for their treatment and controversy over the best methods for many situations. Appropriate nonoperative and operative treatment of patients with humeral shaft fractures, however, requires an understanding of humeral anatomy, the fracture pattern and the patient

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© 2011 M. M. Taha. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.