Locking compression plate in long standing clavicular nonunions with poor bone stock.

@article{Khan2008LockingCP,
  title={Locking compression plate in long standing clavicular nonunions with poor bone stock.},
  author={Shah Alam Khan and Prasoon K Shamshery and Vikas Gupta and Vivek Trikha and Manish Kumar Varshney and Ashok Kumar},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2008},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={439-41}
}
BACKGROUND Aim of our study was to evaluate the use of Locking Compression Plate (LCP) in patients with long standing nonunions of the clavicle with osteoporotic bones. MATERIAL AND METHODS There were a total of 11 patients. Surgery was performed for painful nonunion with shoulder dysfunction. Average time since injury was 6.9 months (3-39 months). Nonunions were stabilized by a 3.5-mm LCP, applied on the antero-inferior surface of the clavicular shaft. A six-hole LCP was used in eight cases… CONTINUE READING
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