Open Access Research Article Article ID: OJOR-2-112

    Results of Surgical treatment for Clavicle Fractures in Vietnamese Adults

    Dung Trung Tran*, Khanh Trinh Le, Ban Hoang Van, Tung Pham Son, Minh Ho Ngoc, Hanh Tran Thi My and Dat Tran Tien

    Objectives: To describe the pattern of clavicle fractures and to evaluate the results of surgical

    treatment for clavicle fractures.

    Patients and methods: This retrospective study included 38 cases of clavicle fractures who were

    treated by open reduction internal fi xation at Hanoi Medical University Hospital between January 2008

    and June 2013.

    Results: The ratio of male to female was 1.5/1. Average age was 42.0 years. Simple fractures (no

    intermediate fragments) are most common with 65.8% of patients. Middle third fractures accounted for

    92.1% of patients. Bone union rate was 100%. The surgical results were excellent in 94.7% and good in

    5.3% of cases according to Constant Score.

    Conclusion: Open reduction internal fi xation of clavicle fractures had good results. All patients were

    satisfi ed with the results.


    Published on: Nov 24, 2017 Pages: 23-25

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ojor.000012
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