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Treatment of Clavicle Medial End Fracture Using Double-plate Fixation
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 18, Issue 3,  2015, pp.162-166
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/cise.2015.18.3.162
 Title & Authors
Treatment of Clavicle Medial End Fracture Using Double-plate Fixation
Jang, Seang; Byun, Youngsoo; Yoo, Hyun Seung; Jung, Chul; Shin, Dongju;
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 Abstract
Clavicle medial end fracture is rare, and it has not been studied extensively. Although there is debate regarding its treatment methods, because of the complications of conservative treatment, surgical treatment has been considered more than conservative treatment. This study describes a surgical method using double-plate fixation for treatment of clavicle medial end fractures in which plates were used on each anterior and superior border according to the anatomical structure of the clavicle. In addition, we report operative results of three patients treated by double-plate fixation.
 Keywords
Clavicle;Medial end fracture;Double plate;
 Language
English
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