Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating fractures of the middle third of the clavicle

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • Mário Lenza,

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    1. Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Mário Lenza, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Rua Borges Lagoa, 783 - 5th Floor, São Paulo, São Paulo, 04038-032, Brazil. mariolenza@yahoo.com.br.

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  • Rachelle Buchbinder,

    1. Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
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  • Renea V Johnston,

    1. Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
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  • João Carlos Belloti,

    1. Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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  • Flávio Faloppa

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

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects (benefits and harms) of surgical versus conservative interventions for treating middle third clavicle fractures.