Network meta-analysis comparing six methods of fixation for clavicle fractures
Evaluation of shoulder function in clavicular fracture patients after six surgical procedures based on a network meta-analysisDisabil Rehabil. 2017 Jan;39(2):105-112
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Nineteen randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and non-RCTs were included in this network meta-analysis comparing postoperative function between standard plates, reconstruction plates, hook plates, tension band wiring, titanium elastic nails, and Knowles pins. Combination of direct and indirect comparisons favoured functional outcome after reconstruction plating versus titanium elastic nailing, Know...