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Volume:5 Issue:7 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #8749
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Intramedullary fixation preferable to plate fixation in midshaft clavicle fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Intramedullary fixation preferable to plate fixation in midshaft clavicle fractures . ACE Report. 2016;5(7):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8749

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Plating versus intramedullary fixation for mid-shaft clavicle fractures: a systemic review and meta-analysis

PeerJ. 2016 Feb 22;4:e1540

Contributing Authors: Y Gao W Chen YJ Liu X Li HL Wang ZY Chen

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Synopsis

6 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and 9 non-randomized controlled trials were included in the present investigation. The analysis was performed to determine if the fixation of midshaft clavicle fracture with intramedullary nailing could achieve superior surgical outcomes without compromising union rates or safety when compared to plate fixation. Significantly lower blood loss, operative time, ...

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