J Orthop Trauma 2022 May 17. Epub 2022 May 17.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital Universitario de La Ribera, Alzira, Valencia (Spain).
Objectives: To analyze the outcomes and complication rates of fibular allografts (FA) as an augmentation technique for proximal humeral fractures (PHF) and determine their appropriate indications.
Data Sources: English and Spanish-language articles in PubMed, MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science (Core Collection), and Google Scholar databases were systematically reviewed with the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews (PRISMA) guidelines on April 10, 2020.
Study Selection: Studies of PHF patients treated primarily with FA and locking compression plates (LCP) and with a minimum follow-up of six months were included, and presenting results with standardized clinical scales, radiological values, and operative complications. Read More