Clavicle Lateral, displaced fracture with CC intact, extraarticular

Nonoperative treatment

Nonoperative treatment

Main indication: Shortening or displacement < 2 cm

Skill: Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Equipment: Basic equipment only

Supporting indications

  • Elderly patients with poor bone stock
  • Low demand patients

Advantages

  • No surgical risk

Disadvantages

  • Risk of malunion and bone protrusion

Contraindications

  • Floating shoulder

Legend

*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

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