Clavicle Fracture: Greater satisfaction and fewer complications with MIS method
Operative treatment of clavicle midshaft fractures using a locking compression plate: Comparison between mini-invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPPO) technique and conventional open reductionOrthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2012 Oct;98(6):666-71. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2012.02.011. Epub 2012 Sep 19
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64 patients with clavicle midshaft fractures were randomized to receive treatment with the minimally invasive percutaneous plate osteosynthesis (MIPPO) technique or conventional open reduction with locking compression plate (LCP). Over a mean follow up of 15 months, the MIPPO group reported greater satisfaction with the cosmetic appearance and with the overall outcome. There was also a lower rate ...
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