Surgical treatment of proximal and distal humerus fractures using biocomposite materials and interlocking plates

About authors

1 Department of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Battle-Field Surgery, Pediatric Faculty,
Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia

2 Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 1 named after N. l. Pirogov, Moscow, Russia

Correspondence should be addressed: Guram D. Lazishvili
ul. Ostrovityanova, d. 1, Moscow, Russia, 117997; ur.liam@zalmarug

Received: 2011-12-12 Accepted: 2012-10-31 Published online: 2017-01-05

The article deals with the peculiarities of using interlocking plates and biocomposite materials in the operative treatment of proximal and distal humerus fractures. The authors in details describe basic materials and methods, surgical technology. The data obtained demonstrate that the above method allows to achieve minimally invasive humerus reposition, stabilization and early rehabilitation.

Keywords: humerus fracture, osteosynthesis, plate angulary stable