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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2023, vol. 29, issue3
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2023293.5120
Published online: 28 September 2023

Case report
J of IMAB. 2023 Jul-Sep;29(3):5120-5124
Emil SimeonovORCID logoCorresponding Autoremail,
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria.

Introduction: Complex multi-fragmentary fractures of the proximal humerus are a rare type of injury, which represent a major challenge, even to the most experienced shoulder surgeons. Hemiarthroplasty is commonly accepted as the first surgical choice of treatment for three or four-part fractures of the proximal humerus.
Case Report: A 62-year-old female who has sustained complex multi-fragmentary trauma of the proximal humerus presented to the clinic after a low-energy trauma. The patient was managed with a long-stemmed shoulder hemiarthroplasty and cerclage wiring of the fracture area. A good clinical and radiological outcome was observed 5 months post-operatively.
Conclusion: We report the functional, anatomical and radiological outcome of a case of a rare type of proximal humeral fracture that was managed with a long-stemmed hemiarthroplasty and cerclage wire and has shown a good early clinical outcome.

Keywords: Shoulder Fractures, Shoulder Joint, Hemiarthroplasty,

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Please cite this article as: Simeonov E. Long-stemmed hemiarthroplasty with cerclage wiring for the treatment of proximal humeral fracture: a case report of the multimorbid patient. J of IMAB. 2023 Jul-Sep;29(3):5120-5124. [Crossref - 10.5272/jimab.2023293.5120]

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Dr. Emil Simeonov, MD, PhD, Clinic of Orthopedics & Traumatology, UMBAL “Dr. Georgi Stranski“ – Pleven; 89, Ruse Str., Pleven 5803, Bulgaria; E-mail: emil.simeonov.pl@gmail.com

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Received: 18 May 2023
Published online: 28 September 2023

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