3D reconstruction plate better than superiorly placed plate for clavicle fracture fixation
Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:73| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
A three-dimensional reconstruction plate for displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicleJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Nov;90(11):1495-8.
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133 consecutive patients with displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle were randomized to undergo open reduction and internal fixation with either the 3D contoured reconstruction plate or an S-shaped plate fixed superiorly. Where clinically indicated, the midshaft fractures of the clavicle exhibited better fixation and clinical outcomes with the 3D reconstruction plate than the standard method...
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