Locking vs. Nonlocking Plates for Displaced Clavicle Fractures
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OrthoEvidence. Locking vs. Nonlocking Plates for Displaced Clavicle Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;182(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14266
Locking versus nonlocking superior plate fixations for displaced midshaft clavicle fractures: A prospective randomized trial comparing clinical and radiografic results.J Orthop Sci. 2021 Nov;26(6): 1094-1099.
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Ninety patients with displaced, operative clavicle fractures were randomized to receive fixation utilizing a locking plate (n=45) or nonlocking plate (n=45). The outcomes of interest were complication rates, union rates and functional outcomes measured using the Constant score. There were no differences in overall complication rates between groups. The locking plate group had a significantly faste...
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