Anatomical Study of the Clavicles in a Chinese Population

  title={Anatomical Study of the Clavicles in a Chinese Population},
  author={Xu-sheng Qiu and Xiao-bo Wang and Yan Zhang and Yan-cheng Zhu and Xia Guo and Yi-Xin Chen},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
BACKGROUND A reemergence of interest in clavicle anatomy was prompted because of the advocacy for operative treatment of midshaft clavicle fractures. Several anatomical studies of the clavicle have been performed in western population. However, there was no anatomical study of clavicle in Chinese population. PATIENTS AND METHODS 52 patients were included in the present study. Three-dimensional reconstructions of the clavicles were generated. The length of the clavicle, the widths and… CONTINUE READING

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