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Volume:7 Issue:11 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12049
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

OTA 2019: Post-hoc analysis of operative vs nonoperative data on acute distal clavicle fractures

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Predictors of Patient-Reported Function Following Operative and Non-operative Treatment of Acute Distal Clavicle Fractures

Contributing Authors: L Nowak MD McKee A Nauth J Hall EH Schemitch

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


53 patients with acute distal clavicle fractures studied in a previous randomized controlled trial comparing operative and non-operative treatment were included in this analyses examining the relationship between demographic outcomes and Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) scores. In the non-operative group, older patients and those who smoked displayed significantly worse DASH scores....

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