Upright radiographs showed increased fracture displacement, shortening with acute clavicle fracture

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Upright radiographs showed increased fracture displacement, shortening with acute clavicle fracture

November 19, 2014
 
 
 Compared with supine radiographs, upright radiographs showed increased fracture displacement and shortening in patients with acute clavicle fracture, according to study results.
 Researchers identified 46 patients with an acute unilateral clavicle fracture and obtained standardized clavicle radiographs in both supine and upright positions. The researchers measured displacement and shortening and compared them between upright and supine positions…