Dual plating for fixation of humeral shaft fractures: A mechanical comparison of various combinations of plate lengths


KARAKAŞLI A., BAŞCI O., Ertem F., Sekik E., HAVITÇIOĞLU H.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.50, no.4, pp.432-436, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aott.2016.07.002
  • Journal Name: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.432-436
  • Keywords: Humeral shaft fractures, Dual plate, Fixation, INTERNAL-FIXATION, LOCKING SCREWS, BONE, NONUNION, SEGMENT, OSTEOSYNTHESIS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The role of plate configuration was found inconclusive on the biomechanical effects of the plate size and hole number for dual plate constructions in humeral shaft fractures. The purpose of this study was to test the biomechanical stability of various dual plate constructions.