Intramedullary nailing and plating are comparable for midshaft clavicle fractures
Vol: 2| Issue: 10| Number:5| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
A systematic review of plate versus intramedullary fixation in the treatment of midshaft clavicle fracturesScott Med J. 2013 Aug;58(3):163-7.
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5 Studies (RCTs, Quasi-RCTs, and retrospective trials) were selected to compare intramedullary nailing (IM) and plating for the treatment of midshaft clavicle fractures. A systematic review was conducted and revealed that the two methods of operative treatment are comparable and equally effective where shoulder-specific outcome score was concerned. The data also suggested a trend towards lower com...
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