A case of shoulder periprosthetic fracture in elderly patient. The patient underwent a minimally invasive osteosynthesis and "off-label" treatment with teriparatide. An 80-year-old woman patient following an accidental fall reported a transverse displaced diaphyseal fracture of the right humerus, distal to the stem of the inverse prosthesis. The patient suffering from severe osteoporosis and chronic ischaemic heart disease. The patient underwent fracture osteosynthesis surgery using a Hoffmann III mono-axial external fixator. Teriparatide administered at a dosage of 20 micrograms/day, for four months. At six months from the beginning of th e hybrid treatment, a complete healing of the fracture was observed radiologically and clinically. It is possible to affirm that the use of teriparatide off-label has a positive and additive effect in promoting the healing of fractures.
|Data di pubblicazione:||2019|
|Titolo:||Shoulder periprosthetic fracture in elderly patient: a minimally invasive osteosynthesis and "off-label" treatment with teriparatide. A case report and literature review|
|Rivista:||JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL REGULATORS & HOMEOSTATIC AGENTS|
|Codice identificativo Scopus:||2-s2.0-85067489156|
|Codice identificativo Pubmed:||31169004|
|Parole Chiave:||fracture healing; minimally invasive; periprosthetic fracture; teriparatide;|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||Articolo su Rivista|