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Fig. 2 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 2

From: Open reduction and internal fixation of humeral midshaft fractures: anterior versus posterior plate fixation

Fig. 2

ad. An 18-year-old female patient with an OTA type 12-A3 humeral fracture (a). Postoperative radiographs after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) utilizing an anterior limited contact dynamic compression plate (LCDCP) (b). Fracture healing in the same patient six months after ORIF. Although we aimed for absolute stability and primary fracture healing, callus formation, a sign of secondary fracture healing, was observed. c Radiographs one year after the index procedure and implant removal (d)

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