COA/AOA: Pin and plate fixation equally effective for intervention of clavicle fractures
Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures: A Comparison of Pin Versus Plate Fixation
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29 patients, >18 years of age, undergoing osteosynthesis for shortened, displaced, midshaft clavicle fractures, were randomly assigned to either pin or plate fixation to compare efficacy between the two methods. Over 12 months, both groups demonstrated improvements in activities of daily living (ADL), American Shoulder and Elbow Society score (ASES), Physical Composite Score (PCS), Mental Composit...
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