Management of acute displaced midshaft clavicular fractures using Herbert cannulated screw: Technique and results in 114 patients

@inproceedings{Richardson2013ManagementOA,
  title={Management of acute displaced midshaft clavicular fractures using Herbert cannulated screw: Technique and results in 114 patients},
  author={Martin Richardson and Saeed Asadollahi and Louise Richardson},
  booktitle={International journal of shoulder surgery},
  year={2013}
}
PURPOSE A new and simple operative technique has been developed to provide internal fixation for midshaft clavicle fractures. This involves the use of a large fragment Herbert Screw that is entirely embedded within the bone. Screw fixation is combined with bone grafting from intramedullary reamings of the fracture fragments. The purpose of this report is to assess the outcomes following treatment of midshaft clavicular fracture using this method. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and fourteen… CONTINUE READING