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Table 3 Operatively treated clavicle fractures in an acute or early stage by fracture classification including operative method

From: Clavicle fractures: epidemiology, classification and treatment of 2 422 fractures in the Swedish Fracture Register; an observational study

  Total, n (%) Anatomical plate, n (%) Hook plate, n (%) Standard plate, n (%) Intramedullary fixation, n (%) Other method, n (%)
Midshaft 326 (79.9) 281 (88.6) 1 (2.4) 24 (96.0) 19 (100.0) 1 (20)
 2A1 2 (0.5) 2 (0.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 2A2 26 (6.4) 20 (6.3) 0 (0) 3 (12.0) 3 (15.8) 0 (0)
 2B1 158 (38.7) 134 (42.3) 0 (0) 11 (44.0) 13 (68.4) 0 (0)
 2B2 140 (34.3) 125 (39.4) 1 (2.4) 10 (40.0) 3 (15.8) 1 (20)
Lateral 82 (20.1) 36 (11.4) 41 (97.6) 1 (4.0) 0 (0) 4 (80.0)
 3A1 4 (1.0) 1 (0.3) 2 (4.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (20.0)
 3A2 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 3B1 68 (16.7) 33 (10.4) 33 (78.6) 1 (4.0) 0 (0) 1 (20.0)
 3B2 10 (2.5) 2 (0.6) 6 (14.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (40.0)
Not classified 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 408 317 42 25 19 5
  1. Medial fractures are not included in the table because none of the medial fractures were treated operatively. Main groups of fracture classification are presented in bold letters, followed by subgroups in normal letters