Radial Nerve Innervation of the Brachialis Muscle in the Ghanaian Population

SUMMARY Background. The dual innervation of the brachialis muscle by musculocutaneous and radial nerves has been described and adopted, despite being traditionally known to have singular innervation as other flexors in the anterior compartment of the arm. However, the prevalence, course and patterns of distribution of its radial innervation varies in different population, and in the Ghanaian population, no … Continued

Comparison between Conservative and Surgical Treatment in Proximal Humeral Fractures. A Prospective Randomized Study with 5-Years Follow-Up

SUMMARY Background. There is no consensus on the optimal treatment of displaced proximal humeral fractures. The purpose of this prospective study was to present a 5-year follow-up of conservative treatment of proximal humeral fractures as compared to surgical treatment (ORIF). Materials and methods. Fifty consecutive patients with a proximal humeral fracture (Neer types 2, 3, 4; hertel types 3 … Continued