Clavicle Lateral, displaced fracture with CC disrupted, extraarticular

Hook plate

ORIF - Hook plate

Main indication: Severely displaced fracture

Skill: Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
Equipment: Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

Supporting indications

  • Small lateral fragment
  • 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)

Disadvantages

  • The hook of the plate often leads to alteration of the acromion and AC joint
  • Hardware is routinely removed

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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