Clavicle Lateral, displaced fracture with CC intact, extraarticular

Precontoured distal plate

ORIF - Pre-contoured distal plate

Main indication: Shortening or displacement > 2 cm

Skill: Some specialized surgical experience
Equipment: Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Supporting indications

  • Lateral fragment of sufficient size for multiple screw fixation
  • Open fractures
  • Fractures with neurovascular compromise
  • Severe displacement
  • Active young patient

Contraindications

  • Poor soft tissue coverage
  • Active infection
  • Anticipated patient non-compliance (especially substance abuse)

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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