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Table 2 Schematic overview of performed fixation techniques and corresponding implant designs

From: Review of fixation techniques for the four-part fractured proximal humerus in hemiarthroplasty

Reference Graphics Prosthesis Fixation Technique
    # fins # holes # of strands GT-shaft # of strands LT-shaft # of strands LT-GT # of strands LT-GT Shaft
(Frankle and Mighell 2004) 2 fins No holes 1 1 2 0
      Neer III , Smith&Nephew
Two internally placed augmentation sutures
Vertical cross-stitches
Dines 2002
Abrutyn 2003
-   - 2 1 2 0
      No remarks of implant type
Boileau OP-Manual No fiSns One central hole 0 0 2 2
      Aequalis, Tornier
Voigt 2007 2 fins 4 holes each 1 1 3 0
      Two figures-of-eight tuberosities fixed at the head support.
Univers, Arthrex
Gerber OP-Manual No fins 2 holes 1 1 2 0
      Anatomical Fracture, Zimmer
Krause 2007 Hertel No fins 2 holes 0 0 1 2
      Cable system for the entire fixation
Epoca, Synthes
Reuther 2008 No fins 2 holes 1 1 2 0
      Cable system around the GT-LT prosthesis
Affinis Fracture, Mathys Medical
Beutler De Wilde, Poster No fins 3 holes 1 1 2 1
      Epoca, Synthes