Prognostic factors affecting survival of patients with pathologic humerus shaft fractures treated with intramedullary nailing without tumor removal.


Bayram S. , Ozmen E. , Birisik F. , Kiral D., Salduz A. , Ersen A.

Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association, vol.24, no.6, pp.1068-1073, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jos.2019.08.022
  • Title of Journal : Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
  • Page Numbers: pp.1068-1073

Abstract

Background: Intramedullary nailing is the procedure of choice for pathologic fractures in humeral shaft because it allows early pain relief and mobilization. The aim of this study was to analyze the prognostic factors affecting survival of patients with pathologic humeral shaft fractures treated with intramedullary nailing without tumor removal.