[中图分类号] R683.4 [文献标识码]B[文章编号]1673-7210(2010)02(a)-156-02
Application of LPHP in the treatment of communited proximal humeral fractures in elder patients
LI Guojun, LIU Yang, WANG Xiao
(Department of Orthopaedics, He'nan University Huaihe Hospital, Kaifeng 475001, China)
[Abstract] Objective: To observe the clinical effect of LPHP in the treatment of communited proximal humeral fractures in elder patients. Methods: From April 2004 to August 2009 in our department, 51 patients of communited proximal humeral fractures were treated by LPHP, the age of the patients was 60-83 years, with an average of 65 years. According to Neer classification, 18 cases were two-part fracture, 27 cases were three-part fracture and 6 cases were four-part fracture. Results: 51 patients were all followed up for 5-24 months, with an average of 14 months, all fractures occurred bony union. The clinical results were excellent in 34 cases, good in 13 cases and fair in 4 cases according to Neer functional assessment system, the excellent and good rate was 92.2%. Conclusion: LPHP in the treatment of communited proximal humeral fractures in elder patients has satisfactory effect, it is a suitable and effective treatment for the elder patients with communited proximal humeral fractures.......