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REVIEW ARTICLE

Safe Clavicle Fracture Surgery

Venkatesh Babu Subbiah

Keywords : Clavicle, Complications, Fracture, Injury, Safe, Surgery, Trauma

Citation Information : Subbiah VB. Safe Clavicle Fracture Surgery. 2020; 2 (2):62-65.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10079-1026

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 19-01-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The surgical treatment is being advocated for all types of displaced clavicle fractures currently. At the same time, the neurovascular and other serious operative complications are in rise. This article updates the applied anatomical knowledge and operative skills required for the orthopedic surgeon who intends to surgically fix the clavicle fracture safely.


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