The Axillary View Typically Does Not Contribute to Decision Making in Care for Proximal Humeral Fractures Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Imaging, Three-Dimensional
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Considering that the axillary view for PHF is painful, labor-intensive, costly, and does not appear to provide additional diagnostic value, orthopedic surgeons can consider foregoing the use of the axillary view when evaluating and treating PHF, particularly if other advanced imaging is utilized.

publication date

  • October 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4773689

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11420-015-9445-9

PubMed ID

  • 26981052

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 192

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 11

number

  • 3