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RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 334-337


Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults

Mohammed Sh. Al- Edanni, Ghadeer H. Majeed, Mohammed Haitham, Sadik A. Al-Muktar.

Abstract
Objective: To compare anterio-inferior and anterior-superior plating of mid-shaft displaced clavicle fracture with regard to complications, plate prominence, nonunion, malunion and range of motion.
Methodology: This prospective study was conducted in Al-Kindy Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq and included 30 patients with fracture mid shaft clavicle and were randomized digitally into two groups. First group; 15 patients fixed with anterio-superior plating and second group also 15 patients fixed with anterio-inferior plating.
Results: Anterio-superior plating had 13.3% nonunion, 13.3% surgical site numbness and 40% plate prominence while anterio-inferior plating had 26.7%, 33.3% and 20%, respectively.
Conclusion: Anterio-superior plate was associated with better result regarding union time, numbness and DASH (disabilities of arm, shoulder and hand) score.

Key words: Mid-shaft clavicle fracture, plate, union.


 
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Edanni MSA, Majeed GH, Haitham M, Al-Muktar SA. Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 334-337.


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Edanni MSA, Majeed GH, Haitham M, Al-Muktar SA. Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=24549 [Access: June 18, 2019].


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Edanni MSA, Majeed GH, Haitham M, Al-Muktar SA. Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 334-337.



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Edanni MSA, Majeed GH, Haitham M, Al-Muktar SA. Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. RMJ. (2019), [cited June 18, 2019]; 44(2): 334-337.



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Edanni, M. S. A., Majeed, . G. H., Haitham, . M. & Al-Muktar, . S. A. (2019) Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. RMJ, 44 (2), 334-337.



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Edanni, Mohammed Sh. Al-, Ghadeer H. Majeed, Mohammed Haitham, and Sadik A. Al-Muktar. 2019. Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 334-337.



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Edanni, Mohammed Sh. Al-, Ghadeer H. Majeed, Mohammed Haitham, and Sadik A. Al-Muktar. "Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 334-337.



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Edanni, Mohammed Sh. Al-, Ghadeer H. Majeed, Mohammed Haitham, and Sadik A. Al-Muktar. "Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults." Rawal Medical Journal 44.2 (2019), 334-337. Print.



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Edanni, M. S. A., Majeed, . G. H., Haitham, . M. & Al-Muktar, . S. A. (2019) Superior versus anterior plating of midshaft clavicle fracture in adults. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 334-337.








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