The anterior approach to the diaphyseal clavicle can be used for nearly any clavicular shaft fractures, for both anterior and superior plating.
This approach is used for intramedullary nailing of the clavicle.
MIPO anterior approach
MIPO approaches to the diaphyseal clavicle can be utilized for many clavicular diaphysis fractures requiring anterior and superior plating.
The superior approach to the clavicle can be used for all lateral, medial, and diaphyseal clavicle fractures.