Treatment of Comminuted Fractures of the Middle-third of the Clavicle with TiNi Shape Memory Alloy Embracing Fixator
TAN Jin NI Jiangdong LI Hejun et al.Xiangtan Vocational & Technical College,Xiangtan 411100 Department of Othopeadics,the Second Hospital of Xiangya,Central South University,Changsha 410011
Objective:To evaluate the curative effect of TiNi shape memory alloy embracing fixator used for comminuted fractures of the middle-third of the clavicle. Methods: 38 cases with comminuted fractures of the middle-third of the clavicle were treated by open reduction,internal fixation with TiNi shape memory alloy embracing fixator. Results: All the 38 cases were followed up for 6 to 54 months (average 19 months). All the fractured calvicles were united and the average united time was 2.9 months. Evaluated by the method of Han pingliang, the resules showed that 27 cases obtioned excellent, while 9 cases good and 2 cases ordinary results he excellent and good results rate was 95%. Conclusion: TiNi shape memory alloy embracing fixator can treat comminuted fractures of the middle-third of the clavicle effectively with simple and safe operation ,few complications, and strong fixation.
【CateGory Index】： R687.3