ECTES: Intramedullary vs. plate fixation for dislocated midshaft clavicle factures
Short term results of plate fixation versus intramedullary fixation for dislocated midshaft clavicle fractures: a randomized controlled trial
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120 patients, between the ages of 18 and 65, with dislocated midshaft clavicle fractures, were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups to compare the effect intramedually nail fixation or plate fixation had on disability and complications. The short term results of the study indicated that patients in the plate fixation group experienced significantly better Constant-Murley score at 6 week follow up....
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