AAOS: ORPF vs Nonoperative Treatment for Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures
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OrthoEvidence. AAOS: ORPF vs Nonoperative Treatment for Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):65. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4709
Open Reduction and Plate Fixation vs. Nonoperative Treatment for Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures
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200 patients with acute displaced midshaft clavicle fractures were randomized either to be treated with open reduction and plate fixation (ORPF) or non-operative treatment to compare the functional outcomes, cost, and non-union rates between the two treatments. After a one year follow-up period the ORPF patients had better DASH and Constant Scores, as well as reduced non-union rates. However, if n...
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