Long-term results of conservative management of midshaft clavicle fracture

@article{Postacchini2009LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of conservative management of midshaft clavicle fracture},
  author={Roberto Postacchini and S Gumina and Pasquale Farsetti and Franco Postacchini},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={731-736}
}
A series of 91 patients (59 males, 32 females, mean age 41 years) with middle-shaft clavicle fracture were assessed at a mean of 8.7 years after injury. Based on Allman’s classification, fractures were placed in group Ia, Ib and Ic. The majority (66%) were allocated to groups Ib or Ic. Clinical evaluation was made using the Constant score and simple shoulder test. On post-injury radiographs, we measured the amount of overlapping of the fracture fragments (OV) both in centimetres and as… CONTINUE READING
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