Biomechanical comparison of fixation techniques in midshaft clavicular fractures

Mehmet Demirhan*, Kerem Bilsel, Ata Can Atalar, Ergun Bozdag, Emin Sunbuloglu, Aysin Kale

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OBJECTIVES:: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the biomechanical properties and the stability among a locking clavicle plate (LCP), a dynamic compression plate (DCP) and an external fixator (Ex-fix) in an unstable displaced clavicle fracture model under torsional and three-point bending loading. MATERIALS AND METHODS:: Forty-eight human adult formalin-fixed clavicles were paired according to their bone mineral density homogeneously into three groups: LCP, DCP, and Ex-fix. Each specimen was osteotomized at the midshaft. Torsional and three-point bending forces were performed for 1000 cycles with stiffness recorded at 10 cycles (initial) and then at 100-cycle intervals thereafter. Initial stiffness, failure loads, and the percentage of initial stiffness at the various intervals were compared using analysis of variance. RESULTS:: The mean initial stiffness values (Nmm/deg) for torsion were 703.2 (LCP), 448.1 (DCP), and 365.2 (Ex-fix). The mean failure moments (Nmm) for torsion were 7671.7 (LCP), 4370.3 (DCP), and 2999.7 (Ex-fix). The mean initial stiffness (Nmm) for bending were 32.6 (LCP), 23.4 (DCP), and 20.6 (Ex-fix). The mean failure loads (N) for bending were 213.2 (LCP), 131.1 (DCP), and 102.7 (Ex-fix). For both torsion and bending, an overall significant difference among the three constructs in terms of failure loads and also a significant difference between the locking plate and the other two models only in terms of initial stiffness was seen. For torsion and bending, at all cyclic intervals, there was a significant difference between the locking plate and the other two models. After 700 cycles, a significant difference was also detected between the DCP and Ex-fix in torsion, but no difference was found between these groups at any cyclic interval in bending. CONCLUSIONS:: The locking plate is significantly more stable than DCP and Ex-fix under torsional and bending cyclic loading in a displaced fracture clavicle model.

Orijinal dilİngilizce
Sayfa (başlangıç-bitiş)272-278
Sayfa sayısı7
DergiJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Hacim25
Basın numarası5
DOI'lar
Yayın durumuYayınlandı - May 2011

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