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Network meta-analysis comparing six methods of fixation for clavicle fractures

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November 2017

Network meta-analysis comparing six methods of fixation for clavicle fractures

Vol: 6| Issue: 11| Number:7| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of shoulder function in clavicular fracture patients after six surgical procedures based on a network meta-analysis

Disabil Rehabil. 2017 Jan;39(2):105-112

Contributing Authors:
Y Lv Y Zhang W Li B Chen HL Zhao HM Liu SG Huang D Lv FF Nie

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Synopsis

Nineteen randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and non-RCTs were included in this network meta-analysis comparing postoperative function between standard plates, reconstruction plates, hook plates, tension band wiring, titanium elastic nails, and Knowles pins. Combination of direct and indirect comparisons favoured functional outcome after reconstruction plating versus titanium elastic nailing, Know...

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