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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:12 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12466
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Increased Risk of Complications with Plate Fixation vs Intramedullary Nailing in MSCF Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Increased Risk of Complications with Plate Fixation vs Intramedullary Nailing in MSCF Patients. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):12. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12466

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparison of plate fixation vs. intramedullary fixation for the management of mid-shaft clavicle fractures: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Exp Ther Med . 2020 Sep;20(3):2783-2793

Contributing Authors: W Ju SO Mohamed B Qi

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Synopsis

A total of 10 randomized controlled trials with 641 patients with midshaft clavicle fractures (MSCF) were included in this meta-analysis comparing plate fixation (n=322) and intramedullary fixation (IMF) (n=319). The primary outcome of interest was long-term shoulder function, measured with the Constant-Murley Shoulder Outcome questionnaire and the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH)...

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