Intramedullary fixation of humeral shaft fractures using an inflatable nail

Dean G. Lorich, David S. Geller, Shahan V. Yacoubian, Andrew J. Leo, David L. Helfet

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Abstract

Intramedullary fixation has become increasingly popular for humeral shaft fracture treatment. New inflatable intramedullary devices offer indirect reduction and improved load-sharing biomechanics without the need for interlocking screws.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1011-1014
Number of pages4
JournalOrthopedics
Volume26
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Lorich, D. G., Geller, D. S., Yacoubian, S. V., Leo, A. J., & Helfet, D. L. (2003). Intramedullary fixation of humeral shaft fractures using an inflatable nail. Orthopedics, 26(10), 1011-1014.