Possible advantage with intramedullary vs plate fixation in treatment of clavicle fracture
Management of the mid-shaft clavicle fractures using plate fixation versus intramedullary fixation: an updated meta-analysisInt Orthop. 2015 Feb;39(2):319-28
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Five randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis investigating the comparative efficacy between intramedullary fixation and plate fixation in operative management of midshaft clavicle fractures. Results from meta-analyses significantly favoured intramedullary fixation over plate fixation for operative duration, incision length, time to union, and Constant score function. The r...
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