TITLE

Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing Was Effective in Displaced Midshaft Clavicular Fractures

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 11, p2746
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the effectiveness of elastic stable intramedullary nailing in displaced midshaft clavicular fractures. It is stated that the research is evidence-based orthopaedics in nature. It is mentioned that elastic stable intramedullary nailing resulted in a lower rate of delayed union and better functional outcome than nonoperative treatment for patients with fully displaced midshaft clavicular fractures.
ACCESSION #
45351676

 

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