Intramedullary fixation preferable to plate fixation in midshaft clavicle fractures
Vol: 5| Issue: 7| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
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-analysisPeerJ. 2016 Feb 22;4:e1540
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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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