OTA 2014: Comparable outcomes for plate and pin fixation for dislocated clavicle fracture
Operative Treatment of Dislocated Midshaft Clavicle Fractures: Plate or Intramedullary Pin Fixation? A Randomized Controlled Trial
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120 adult patients with a dislocated midshaft clavicle fracture were randomly assigned to undergo surgical intervention via plate fixation or intramedullary nailing. Shoulder function was assessed pre- and post-operatively, with final follow-up at 12 months after surgery. Findings reported similar outcomes between both treatment groups, with no significant differences in DASH and Constant-Murley s...
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