ACE Report #7295
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OTA 2014: Plate fixation & intramedullary nailing similar for midshaft clavicular fracture

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Reconstruction Plate Compared with Flexible Intramedullary Nailing for Midshaft Clavicular Fractures: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors: F Brandao K Kojima S Silva Jdos Mattar R

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59 patients with midshaft clavicular fractures were randomly assigned to receive either reconstruction plate fixation or elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) fixation. This trial aimed to compare the clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes of both treatment methods up to 12 months postoperatively. The findings indicated that plate fixation and ESIN fixation were comparable across a...

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