Clinical outcome and radiographic change of ipsilateral scapular neck and clavicular shaft fracture: comparison of operation and conservative treatment

@inproceedings{Lin2015ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcome and radiographic change of ipsilateral scapular neck and clavicular shaft fracture: comparison of operation and conservative treatment},
  author={Tsung-Li Lin and Yu-fen Li and C T Hsu and Chih-Hung Hung and Chi-Chang Lin and Yi-chin Fong and Horng-chaung Hsu and Chun-Hao Tsai},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to compare glenopolar angle (GPA) and the functional outcomes of fixation of both the clavicle and the scapular neck, fixation of the clavicle alone, and conservative treatment for floating-shoulder injuries. METHODS A prospective stratified randomized study was performed in 39 adult patients who suffered floating-shoulder injuries and underwent fixation of both the clavicle and the scapular neck (group A), or fixation of the clavicle alone (group B), or… CONTINUE READING