Plate fixation of clavicle fractures: comparison between early and delayed surgery.

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Summary of "Plate fixation of clavicle fractures: comparison between early and delayed surgery."

The optimal treatment strategy for clavicle fractures remains a topic of debate. We evaluated our step-wise treatment protocol for patients with clavicle fractures to determine our success rate of conservative treatment. In addition, we evaluated the incidence of complications after clavicle plate fixation in patients undergoing acute surgery vs. delayed surgery.


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Name: Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery
ISSN: 1532-6500


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