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

Address of correspondence: maulik_878910@yahoo.in


Abstract                                                                                                                 

INTRODUCTION:

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. 

How to Cite this Abstract
 Patel M, Jog V. Comparison of Conservative versus Operative Management in Clavicle Fracture. International Journal of Conference Proceedings 2015;(2015):40