Clavicle Lateral, displaced fracture with CC disrupted, extraarticular

Nonoperative treatment

Nonoperative treatment

Main indication: Minimally displaced fractures or low demand (typically elderly) patients

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

Supporting indications

  • Minimally displaced fractures
  • Low demand patients

Contraindications

  • Open fractures
  • Fractures with neurovascular compromise
  • Severe displacement
  • Active young patient
  • Combined injuries like 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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