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Possible advantage with intramedullary vs plate fixation in treatment of clavicle fracture

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April 2015

Possible advantage with intramedullary vs plate fixation in treatment of clavicle fracture

Vol: 4| Issue: 4| Number:72| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Management of the mid-shaft clavicle fractures using plate fixation versus intramedullary fixation: an updated meta-analysis

Int Orthop. 2015 Feb;39(2):319-28

Contributing Authors:
Y Zhu Y Tian T Dong W Chen F Zhang Y Zhang

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Five randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis investigating the comparative efficacy between intramedullary fixation and plate fixation in operative management of midshaft clavicle fractures. Results from meta-analyses significantly favoured intramedullary fixation over plate fixation for operative duration, incision length, time to union, and Constant score function. The r...

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