International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2019, Volume 5 Issue 2

A comparative account of middle third clavicle fractures- perceptive in conservative and surgical treatment modalities

Author(s): Eeshan Bhardwaj and F Abdul Khader
Abstract: Introduction: Clavicle is the bone which links thorax to the shoulder and help in movements at shoulder joints. It is the first long bone to ossify in the body. Clavicle fractures are the most common fractures in the upper limb. Middle third clavicle fractures account for 80 percent.
Objectives: To asses rate of union in middle third clavicle fractures undergone surgical or conservative treatment
Materials and Methods: The primary database searched through PubMed, out of 240 articles, 82 articles were finally chosen for review after applying filters.
Conclusion: Plate osteosynthesis in displaced midshaft clavicle fracture has resulted in excellent functional outcomes and also good union rate.
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