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The operative treatment of proximal humerus fractures with locking plates has substantially increased.1 Just recently, our study group published a meta-analysis showing no difference between non-operative treatment and surgery.2 After this meta-analysis, a novel pragmatic multicentre PROFHER study was published.
In the PROFHER trial, 32 UK hospitals screened patients over 16 years old (n=1250), who had a displaced proximal humerus fracture, for study eligibility between 2008 and 2011. …
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