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Volume:45 Issue:1 Number:7 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13632
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

COA 2021: Comparing Dual Plate vs Single Plate Fixation of Displaced Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. COA 2021: Comparing Dual Plate vs Single Plate Fixation of Displaced Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;45(1):7. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13632

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Outcomes and Complications After Dual Plate vs. Single Plate Fixation of Displaced Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Contributing Authors: J Kendal H Krzyzaniak D You CR Martin PS Schneider

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Seven studies including 255 patients with mid-shaft clavicle fractures were included in this meta-analysis comparing single-plate fixation to dual-plate fixation. Pooled outcomes of interest included the implant removal rate and the rate of fracture non-union. Results revealed a significantly lower pooled implant removal rate in the dual-plate group compared to the single-plate group (OR=3.91, p=0...

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