A. Egol Kenneth

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Non-Unions About the Elbow

The Problem Modern techniques of fracture fixation and our understanding of fracture biology have improved the outcomes of all fracture surgeries, including those about the elbow. Nonetheless, failure of fracture healing, also referred to as non-union, may occur in this anatomic location along with the burden of devastating functional sequelae. The elbow is an intricately…

Proximal Humerus Fractures

The Problem Proximal humerus fractures account for 5% of all fractures of the appendicular skeleton. Their incidence is low under the age of 40 and rises almost exponentially with age. Approximately 70-80% of proximal humerus fractures occur in females and they are the third most common osteoporotic fracture after hip and distal radius fractures. The…

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