Precontoured locking plate fixation for displaced lateral clavicle fractures.

@article{Lee2013PrecontouredLP,
  title={Precontoured locking plate fixation for displaced lateral clavicle fractures.},
  author={Sang Ki Lee and Jae Jae Won Won Lee Lee and Dae Geon Song and Won Sik Choy},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={801-7}
}
Displaced fractures of the lateral end of the clavicle are associated with an increased risk of nonunion with conservative treatment; therefore, operative treatment is recommended. Various operative treatments have been suggested, but no consensus exists regarding a gold standard for the surgical treatment of this type of fracture. The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinical and radiological outcomes using a precontoured locking compressive distal clavicular plate for Neer type II distal… CONTINUE READING