Acta Ortopédica Brasileira
Print version ISSN 1413-7852
TANNURA, Ana Raquel Hayashi; OLIVEIRA, Décio José and BARROS, José Wagner de. Treatment of humeral shaft pseudarthrosis with a compression 3,5 mm AO plate plus thoracobrachial plaster cast. Acta ortop. bras. [online]. 2002, vol.10, n.1, pp. 5-9. ISSN 1413-7852. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-78522002000100001.
Sixteen patients with humeral shaft pseudarthrosis underwent surgical treatment, using AO 3.5mm compression plate (DCP) and thoracobrachial plaster cast, were evaluated. With a mean follow-up of 21-weeks, a bone healing was obtained in 100% of the cases.
Keywords : Humeral pseudarthrosis; AO 3,5mm Compression plate; thoracobrachial plaster cast.