Treatment of humeral fractures with branch intramedullary locking nail
CHEN Zi-hua,DANG Xiao-wu,PAN Pei-hui, XIAO Jian-chun, LI Wei-dong,LIU Sheng-xin, ZHUO Zhen-gan (Dept of Orthopaedics,Heyuan People’s Hospital, Heyuan, Guangdong 517000,China)
Objective To study the clinical effects of treatment for humeral fractures with branch intramedullary locking nail (BILN). Methods 28 cases of humeral fractures were treated with BILN. The postoperative function of the shoulder and elbow was evaluated,respectively according to the range of motion. Results All cases were followed up for 9 months on average. All got bony healing. The results of shoulder and elbow function were excellent in 16 cases,good in 9, and poor in 3. No secondary radial nerve palsy, infection or non-union was found. Conclusions Treatment of humeral fractures with BILN provides reliable stability, less complication, and good functional recovery.
【CateGory Index】： R687.3