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Dynamic compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing for humeral shaft fractures in adults

  1. Harish Kurup1,*,
  2. Munier Hossain2,
  3. J Glynne Andrew2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005959.pub2

How to Cite

Kurup H, Hossain M, Andrew JG. Dynamic compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing for humeral shaft fractures in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD005959. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005959.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK

  2. 2

    North West Wales NHS Trust, Department of Orthopaedics, Bangor, Wales, UK

*Harish Kurup, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8AL, UK. harishvk@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

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[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 1 Fracture union.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 2 Operating time (minutes).
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 3 Blood loss (ml).
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 4 Iatrogenic radial nerve injury.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 5 Intraoperative fracture comminution.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 6 Infection.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 7 Shoulder impingement.
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 8 Restriction of shoulder range of movement.
[Analysis 1.9]
Analysis 1.9. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 9 Elbow impingement.
[Analysis 1.10]
Analysis 1.10. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 10 Restriction of elbow range of movement.
[Analysis 1.11]
Analysis 1.11. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 11 Need for removal of metalwork.
[Analysis 1.12]
Analysis 1.12. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 12 Return to pre-injury occupation.
[Analysis 1.13]
Analysis 1.13. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 13 ASES score (0 to 52, higher values = better).
[Analysis 1.14]
Analysis 1.14. Comparison 1 Compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing, Outcome 14 Good functional outcome (Steward and Huntley criteria).