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This is a multicentre randomized clinical trial prospectively comparing operative treatment versus conservative (nonoperative) care in the management of displaced distal (Type II) clavicle fractures.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Non-operative Treatment, Operative Treatment
St. Michael's Hospital
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:13:52-0400
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Conservative Treatment Versus Operative Plate Fixation for Acute, Displaced Fractures of the Distal Clavicle
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A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.
Intraoperative computer-assisted 3D navigation and guidance system generally used in neurosurgery for tracking surgical tools and localize them with respect to the patient's 3D anatomy. The pre-operative diagnostic scan is used as a reference and is transferred onto the operative field during surgery.
Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.
A method of hemostasis utilizing various agents such as Gelfoam, silastic, metal, glass, or plastic pellets, autologous clot, fat, and muscle as emboli. It has been used in the treatment of spinal cord and INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS, renal arteriovenous fistulas, gastrointestinal bleeding, epistaxis, hypersplenism, certain highly vascular tumors, traumatic rupture of blood vessels, and control of operative hemorrhage.
The duration of a surgical procedure in hours and minutes.
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...