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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 2

Displaced midshaft clavicle fractures: Conservative VS intramedullary nailing

Author(s): Dr. Prashant Laxmichand Alwani, Dr. Pradeep Narhar Kulkarni, Dr. Nishant Kiran Gaonkar, Dr. Gaurangkumar Chanchpara, Dr. Mihirkumar Solanki and Dr. Jayesh Balasaheb Pawar
Abstract: 

Materials & Methods: In this prospective, randomized study of 40 cases with clavicle fracture 20 patients were treated conservatively and 20 with IMN and were followed up at 4th, 8th and 12th week and 6th and 12th month. Time for fracture union was measured radiographically and Functional Outcome was assessed using Constant Murley Shoulder score. Patients with pathological fractures, open fractures, comminuted fractures, segmental fractures and fractures associated with neurovascular injury were excluded.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Prashant Laxmichand Alwani, Dr. Pradeep Narhar Kulkarni, Dr. Nishant Kiran Gaonkar, Dr. Gaurangkumar Chanchpara, Dr. Mihirkumar Solanki and Dr. Jayesh Balasaheb Pawar. Displaced midshaft clavicle fractures: Conservative VS intramedullary nailing. 2017; 3(2): 93-98. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i2b.18