How are midshaft clavicle fractures managed surgically?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Benjamin P Kleinhenz, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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When a midshaft clavicle fracture requires surgical fixation, the commonly performed procedure involves open reduction of the fracture, followed by either insertion of an intramedullary device or fixation with a plate and screws. [6, 7, 8, 9]


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