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2008 Inter- and intraobserver Reliability of the MTM-classification for proximal humeral fractures

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Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/9/21/abstract

Description: Inter- and intraobserver Reliability of the MTM-classification for proximal humeral fractures: a prospective study
Christian Bahrs , Hagen Schmal , Erich Lingenfelter , Bernd Rolauffs , Kuno Weise , Klaus Dietz and Peter Helwig BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008, 9:21
Conclusions Although the MTM-classification covers a wide spectrum of fracture types, our results indicate that the precise topographic and morphological description is not delivering reproducible results. Therfore, simplicity in fracture classsification may be more useful than extensive approaches, which are not adequately reliable to address current classification problems. (full text available)

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Author/Contact: Bahrs et al
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