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Clavicle fractures in children are common. Typical treatment includes nonoperative treatment with a sling. Operative treatment is usually limited to open, unstable, fractures with either epidermal risks or neurovascular compromise. Orthopaedic literature has many studies that report the need for additional research for this prevalent fracture. This is an observational study evaluating the functional and patient reported outcomes of displaced clavicle fractures in adolescents. The results from this study will help the orthopedist understand the expected outcomes for a given pediatric patient with a clavicle fracture.
Clavicle fracture injury- observation
Greenville Hospital System
Greenville Health System
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-01-24T12:29:12-0500
to compare the clinical & radiological outcomes of hook plate & tightrope fixation in fracture of lateral third clavicle
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Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)
Fracture in the proximal half of the shaft of the ulna, with dislocation of the head of the radius.
The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.
Fracture of the lower end of the radius in which the lower fragment is displaced posteriorly.
The use of internal devices (metal plates, nails, rods, etc.) to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment.
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