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Conservative interventions for treating middle third clavicle fractures in adolescents and adults

  1. Mário Lenza1,*,
  2. João Carlos Belloti2,
  3. Régis B Andriolo3,
  4. Flávio Faloppa2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 30 MAY 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 29 MAY 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007121.pub3


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Lenza M, Belloti JC, Andriolo RB, Faloppa F. Conservative interventions for treating middle third clavicle fractures in adolescents and adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD007121. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007121.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Orthopaedic and Trauma Department, São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Universidade do Estado do Pará, Department of Public Health, Belém, Pará, Brazil

*Mário Lenza, Orthopaedic and Trauma Department, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Av. Albert Einstein, 627/701, São Paulo, Sao Paulo, CEP 05651-901, Brazil. mariolenza@yahoo.com.br. mario.lenza@einstein.br.

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  2. Published Online: 30 MAY 2014

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  4. References to other published versions of this review
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