The results of low profile locking anatomical plate application for the treatment of Edinburg type 2 clavicle diaphysis fractures


Akgul T., Zehir S., OZDEMIR G., YUCEL F., TURK A., CICEKLI O.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.20, no.4, pp.286-290, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjtes.2014.88303
  • Journal Name: ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.286-290
  • Keywords: Clavicle middiaphysal fractures, locked anatomic clavicle plate, MIDSHAFT FRACTURES, NONOPERATIVE TREATMENT, OPERATIVE TREATMENT, FIXATION, OSTEOSYNTHESIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although conservative measures are the general choice of treatment for clavicle fractures; surgery is advised for displaced and multifragmentary fractures. Open reduction and osteosynthesis with a plate-screw combination are used widely as surgical treatment options.