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Table 3 Complications between the two groups

From: Assessment of the efficacy of the far cortical locking technique in proximal humeral fractures: a comparison with the conventional bi-cortical locking technique

Variable Bicortical locking group (n = 27) Far cortical locking group (n = 18)
Overall complications (n, %) 9 (33.3%) 5 (27.8%)
Fracture collapse (%)
Metal failure (%)
Screw loosening (%)
Infection (%)
Peri-hardware fracture (%)
Stiffness at 1 year after surgery (%) 6 (22.2%) 4 (22.2%)
Avascular necrosis with screw penetration (%) 1 (3.7%)
Resorption or migration of the greater tuberosity (%) 2 (7.4%) 1 (5.6%)
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