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A review of current surgical practice in the operative treatment of proximal humeral fractures: Does the PROFHER trial demonstrate a need for change?

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Objectives: The PROximal Fracture of the Humerus: Evaluation by Randomisation (PROFHER) trial has recently demonstrated that surgery is non-superior to non-operative treatment in the management of displaced proximal humeral fractures. The objective of this study was to assess current surgical practice in the context of the PROFHER trial in terms of patient demographics, injury characteristics and the nature of the surgical treatment.

Methods: A total of ten consecutiv...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1302/2046-3758.55.2000596

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Continuing Education
Macnair, RD More by this author
Brewer, PE More by this author
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Publisher:
British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery Publisher's website
Journal:
Bone and Joint Research Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
178-184
Publication date:
2016-05-13
Acceptance date:
2016-03-08
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EISSN:
2046-3758
URN:
uuid:11462395-02b8-4480-812d-bbf95db5a822
Source identifiers:
623127
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pubs:623127

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