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Treatment of Humeral Shaft Fractures: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis Versus Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

Ali Akbar Esmailiejah 1 , Mohammad Reza Abbasian 1 , * , Farshad Safdari 2 and Keyqobad Ashoori 2
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1 Akhtar Orthopedic Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Orthopedics Research Center, Akhtar Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Trauma Monthly: August 1, 2015, 20 (3); e26271
  • Published Online: August 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 21, 2014
  • Revised: March 9, 2015
  • Accepted: April 19, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.26271v2

To Cite: Esmailiejah A A, Abbasian M R, Safdari F, Ashoori K. Treatment of Humeral Shaft Fractures: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis Versus Open Reduction and Internal Fixation, Trauma Mon. 2015 ; 20(3):e26271. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.26271v2.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnote
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