OTA 2016: ORIF with plate lowers nonunion rate vs. sling for displaced clavicle fractures
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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2016: ORIF with plate lowers nonunion rate vs. sling for displaced clavicle fractures. ACE Report. 2016;5(10):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9259
Plate fixation versus nonoperative treatment for displaced midshaft clavicular fractures: a multicenter randomize controlled trial
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160 patients with a displaced, midshaft clavicle fracture were randomized to be treated with either open reduction and internal plate fixation or with sling immobilization. Reported outcome included nonunion rate (primary), functional measures (Constant and Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand [DASH] scores), and the incidence of secondary surgery. The ORIF group demonstrated a significantly ...
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