Can the complications of distal locking be prevented with a new nail that offers a novel locking technique in the treatment of humeral shaft fractures?

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Demirtaş A., Uygur M., Türkmen İ., Özkut A., Akpınar F.

Joint diseases and related surgery, vol.31, no.3, pp.470-475, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/ehc.2020.72963
  • Journal Name: Joint diseases and related surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.470-475
  • Keywords: Complications, distal locking, humerus fracture, intramedullary nailing, neurovascular injury, DYNAMIC COMPRESSION PLATE, INTRAMEDULLARY NAIL, NONUNIONS, FIXATION, RISK


Objectives: This study aims to investigate whether complications related to distal locking can be prevented with InSafeLOCK (R) nail in the treatment of humeral shaft fractures.