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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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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Bolano 1995 {published data only}
  • Bolano LE. Operative treatment of humeral shaft fractures: A prospective, randomized study of intramedullary nailing versus dynamic compression plating [abstract]. Orthopaedic Transactions 1995;19(1):33. [CN-00225830]
  • Bolano LE, Iaquinto JA, Vasicek V. Operative treatment of humerus shaft fractures: a prospective randomized study comparing intramedullary nailing with dynamic compression plating [abstract]. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting;1995 Feb 16-21;Orlando(FL). http:www.aaos.org/wordhtml/anmeet95/sciprog/112.htm (accessed 07/08/01). [CN-00354895]
Changulani 2007 {published data only}
  • Changulani M. Comparison of humerus intramedullary nail and dynamic compression plate for the management of diaphyseal fractures of the humerus. A randomised controlled study [abstract]. British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress; 2006 Sep 26-29; Glasgow(UK); 2006.
  • Changulani M. Comparison of the use of the humerus intramedullary nail and dynamic compression plate for the management of diaphyseal fractures of the humerus [reply]. International Orthopaedics 2008;32(1):141.
  • Changulani M, Jain UK. Comparison of humerus intramedullary nail and dynamic compression plate for the management of diaphyseal fractures of humerus. A randomised prospective study [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the British Elbow & Shoulder Society BESS; 2006 May 31 June 2; Edinburgh (Scotland);. Edinburgh (Scotland), 2006.
  • Changulani M, Jain UK. Comparison of humerus intramedullary nail and dynamic compression plate for the management of diaphyseal fractures of humerus. A randomised prospective study [abstract]. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume 2008;90(Suppl 2):349-50.
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Chapman 2000 {published data only}
  • Chapman J, Weber TG, Henley B, Benca PJ. Randomized prospective study of humerus fixation: nails vs. plates [abstract]. Orthopaedic Transactions 1997;21(2):594.
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Kesemenli 2003 {published data only}
  • Kesemenli CC, Subasi M, Arslan H, Necmioglu S, Kapukaya A. Comparison between the results of intramedullary nailing and compression plate fixation in the treatment of humerus fractures [Humerus kirikli olgularda kilitli intrameduller civi ve plak ile tedavi sonuclarinin karsilastirilmasi]. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2003;37(2):120-5. [MEDLINE: 12704250]
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References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Chiu 1997 {published data only}
Daglar 2007 {published data only}
  • Daglar B, Delialioglu OM, Tasbas BA, Bayrakci K, Agar M, Gunel U. Comparison of plate-screw fixation and intramedullary fixation with inflatable nails in the treatment of acute humeral shaft fractures [Akut humerus cisim kiriklarinin cerrahi tedavisinde plak vida ile sisebilen intrameduller civi yontemlerinin karsilastirilmasi]. Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica 2007;41(1):7-14. [MEDLINE: 17483630]
Lin 1998 {published data only}
Rodriguez-Merchan 1995 {published data only}
Saleem 2010 {published data only}
  • Saleem KA, Afzal W, Anwar A. Comparison of shoulder function, radial nerve palsy and infection after nailing versus plating in humeral shaft fractures. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 2010;20(4):253-7.

References to studies awaiting assessment

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Putti 2009 {published data only}
  • Puti AB, Uppin RB, Putti BB. Locked intramedullary nailing versus dynamic compression plating for humeral shaft fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2009;17(2):139-41.
Singisetti 2010 {published data only}

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Bhandari 2006
Higgins 2006
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