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Table 5 Implant failure rates for reconstruction plates in the literature

From: Comparison of implant failure rates of different plates for midshaft clavicular fractures based on fracture classifications

Author, year Patient number Plate location AO/OTA classification Implant failure rate
Galdi et al. 2013 [12] 18 Anterior B1, B2, and B3 0%
Mirzatolooei et al. 2011 [9] 26 Superior Not mentioned 7%
Tarng et al. 2012 [14] 32 Superior B1, B2, and B3 Not mentioned
Kulshrestha et al. 2011 [13] 45 Superior B1, B2, and B3 Not mentioned
Gilde et al. 2014 [8] 71 Anterior B1, B2, and B3 8.5%
Chen et al. 2012 [10] 84 Not mentioned B1 and B2 7%
Woltz et al. 2016 [6] 111 Superior and anterior B1, B2, and B3 12.6%
Shin et al. 2012 [7] 125 Superior B2 and B3 12%