Distal clavicle fixation in the skeletally immature

S. Clifton Willimon, Henry B. Ellis, Peter J. Millett

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Distal clavicle fractures in adolescent patients may benefit from surgical intervention depending on fracture pattern, age of the patient, and other variables. Less-invasive techniques allowing earlier mobilization, decreased pain, and no requirement for hardware removal are attractive. A technique of double-button suture fixation is useful for the treatment of distal clavicle fractures in the skeletally immature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-85
Number of pages5
JournalTechniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2012


  • adolescent
  • distal clavicle fractures
  • skeletally immature patients

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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