J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2022 Jun 16. Epub 2022 Jun 16.
Fondren Orthopedic Research Institute, Houston, TX, USA; Fondren Orthopedic Group, Houston, TX, USA; Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:
Background: Humeral nonunion is estimated to occur at a rate of 1.1% - 25% depending on the fracture location and pattern, mechanism of injury, patient compliance with the immobilization protocol, patient's nutritional status and medical coomorbidities. Fracture nonunion can cause chronic pain, limited range of motion, and may hinder normal function. Read More