Study Finds Low Complication Rates for Adolescent Clavicle Fractures

Authors call for additional studies to identify optimal treatment strategies

Terry Stanton

A study of treatment outcomes for clavicle fractures in adolescents found that although refracture is more common in patients who receive nonsurgical treatment, overall complication rates are higher in those who undergo surgery, with the most common complication being implant-related symptoms.

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