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Table 1 Group characteristics including complications

From: Significant pain reduction and improved functional outcome after surgery for displaced midshaft clavicular fractures

  Non-op Plate TEN
Number 37 41 24
Age in years (stand. dev.) 41 (18) 38 (15) 34 (14.5)
Robinson classification 2B1/B2 24/13 14/27 17/7
Non-union (%) 2 (5.4) 0 1 (4.2)
Open reduction (%)   41 (100) 11 (46)
Other complications   1 lateral plate tear out after 4 weeks because of non-compliance 1 delayed union (healed with ultrasound), 2 lateral dislocations of the TEN, 1 prominent nail medially: required shortening in local anesthesia
Revision rate in % (major)   2.4 8.4 (4.2)