Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

Clavicle

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Glossary

Anterior approach

Anterior approach

The anterior approach to the diaphyseal clavicle can be used for nearly any clavicular shaft fractures, for both anterior and superior plating.

Nailing approach

Nailing approach

This approach is used for intramedullary nailing of the clavicle.

MIPO - anterior approach

MIPO anterior approach

MIPO approaches to the diaphyseal clavicle can be utilized for many clavicular diaphysis fractures requiring anterior and superior plating.

Superior approach

Superior approach

The superior approach to the clavicle can be used for all lateral, medial, and diaphyseal clavicle fractures.

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