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Table 1 Patients characteristics after proximal humerus fracture and plate removal

From: Elective implant removal in symptomatic patients after internal fixation of proximal humerus fractures improves clinical outcome

Gender   
  Male 8
  Female 12
Age (y ± SD)   56 ± 12
ASA (n)   
  1 8
  2 11
  3 1
Dominant (n)   
  Yes 5
  Nein 15
Accident (n)   
  Ski 8
  Fall at home 4
  Pedestrian 4
  Miscellaneous 4
OR time (min)   
  Fracture fixation 86 ± 26 min
  Implant removal 35 ± 10 min
  1. SD standard deviation, OR operation room