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Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elderly U.S. Population: A Cross-Sectional Study of Treatment Trends and Comparison of Complication Rates after Joint Replacement, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation, and Non-Surgical Management

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Walter, Nike ; Szymski, Dominik ; Riedl, Moritz ; Kurtz, Steven M. ; Alt, Volker ; Lowenberg, David W. ; Lau, Edmund C. ; Rupp, Markus
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 06 Jun 2023 08:25


Proximal humerus fracture (PHF) treatment remains challenging. Multiple therapy options exist, and the optimal choice of management has been increasingly discussed in the literature. The aim of this study was to (1) analyze trends in the propensity of proximal humerus fracture treatments and (2) compare complication rates after joint replacement, surgical repair, and non-surgical treatment in ...


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