volume 13, issue 3, P134-136 2005
DOI: 10.1590/s1413-78522005000300006
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Abstract: Clinical and radiographic outcomes of 31 patients with humeral diaphyseal fractures submitted to surgery with intramedullary nails were studied. From these, four patients presented fractures at the nail insertion site and were treated using a different method. From the 27 patients left, the healing rate was 96.1%, with an average duration of 63.4 days. Five of them complained of pain in the shoulder and only one presented abduction limitation. Temporary palsy of the radial nerve was found in two patients and p…

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