Comparison between Accurate Anatomical Reduction and Unsuccessful Reduction with a Remaining Gap after Open Reduction and Plate Fixation of Midshaft Clavicle Fracture Kim, Joon Yub; Choe, Jung Soo; Chung, Seok Won;
Background: The purpose of this study is to compare the radiological and clinical outcomes after open reduction and plate fixation of midshaft clavicle fractures between patients who achieved successful anatomical reduction and those who had a remaining fracture gap even after open reduction and plate fixation, and were thus treated with additional demineralized bone matrix (DBM). Methods: This retrospective analysis was conducted on 56 consecutive patients who underwent open reduction and internal fixation using a locking compression plate for acute displaced midshaft clavicle fractures, and who underwent radiographic and clinical outcome evaluations at least 6 months postoperatively. The outcomes between those who achieved perfect anatomical reduction without remnant gap (n
Clavicle;Fracture fixation;Fracture healing;Demineralized bone matrix gel;
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