Comparison of Conservative versus Operative Management in Clavicle Fracture
|IJOCP | Volume 2015| Issue – 2015| Article ID – 2015:40
Conference: Poona Orthopaedic Society Annual Conference POSAC-2015, India [Click for Full details]
Authors: Maulik Patel,Vilas Jog
Authors Affiliations: Jog Hospital, Pune
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Fractures Of The Clavicle Have Been Treated Nonoperatively.Studies Suggested Benefits Following Primary Operative Fixation Of Displaced MidshaftClavicleFracturesOver Conservative Management.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE: To Compare Benefits And Implication Of Conservative Versus Operative Management In Clavicle Fracture.
MATERIAL AND METHOD: In Present Study Two Groups Were Compared. In One Group 15 Cases Were Managed Conservatively Whereas Other Group Was Treated Surgically. Regular Follow Up For Every 4 Weeks Was Done.All Patients Were Followed Up Till Radiological Union .
RESULTS: Out Of 30 Patients 24 Were Having MiddleThirdClavicleFracture And Remaining HadLateralThird ClavicleFracture.Conservative Group Had Union At 13 To 16 Weeks In 73.33% Patients. 80% Patients In Operated Group Showed Union In Less Than 12 Weeks.Conservative Group ShowedMalunion In 26.67% And Delayed Union In 33.33%Patients . Operative Group Showed Hypertrophic Scar In 20% Plate Prominence In 13.33% Cases. Delayed Union Was Observed In One Case.
CONCLUSIONS: Operative Treatment Provided Early Union AndFunctional Return Compared With Conservative Treatment.
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|Patel M, Jog V. Comparison of Conservative versus Operative Management in Clavicle Fracture. International Journal of Conference Proceedings 2015;(2015):40|