Volume 20 No 12 (2022)
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Percutaneous Fixation of Mid Shaft Clavicle Fractures
Kareem Hamdy Ebada , Ahmed Afifi , Ashraf Anbar , and Ali El Zawahry
Clavicle fractures account for 5–10% of all fractures and almost half of all shoulder girdle injuries. About 80% of these fractures affect the middle third of the clavicle. The management of clavicle fractures still remains controversial. Historically, the orthopedic literature reported high union rates with conservative measures however; patient satisfaction and outcome measures were not gauged. In the past decade, surgical treatment has gained increasing popularity due to McKee’s work and advances in surgical implants.
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