Intramedullary pin fixation vs. plate osteosynthesis for displaced clavicle fractures
Comparison of novel intramedullary nailing with mini-invasive plating in surgical fixation of displaced midshaft clavicle fractures.Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Mar;135(3):339-44.
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45 patients with closed displaced midshaft fractures were randomized to receive either intramedullary pin fixation or minimally invasive locking-plate fixation. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of both techniques and considered their impacts on functional status, pain, cosmetic appearance, and time to bony union. Outcomes were assessed by the Quick DASH questionnaire and radiographic evalu...
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