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Table 2 Distribution of fracture types and treatment in monotrauma and polytrauma patients with a clavicle fracture

From: Distribution and treatment of clavicular fractures in monotrauma and polytrauma patients

Fracture type N per type Treatment Monotrauma N = 154 Polytrauma N = 155 P value
All patients   Operative 26 (16.9%) 6 (3.9%) <0.001
  Conservative 128 (83.1%) 149 (96.1%)
I -A 8 Operative 0 (0%) 1 (14.3%) N.S.
Conservative 1 (100%) 6 (85.7%)
I- B 2 Operative 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) N.S.
Conservative 0 (0.0%) 2 (100%)
II -A 76 Operative 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) N.S.
Conservative 27 (100%) 49 (100%)
II -B 136 Operative 19 (24.1%) 3 (5.3%) 0.004
Conservative 60 (75.9%) 54 (94.7%)
III -A 68 Operative 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) N.S.
Conservative 38 (100%) 30 (100%)
III -B 19 Operative 4 (44.4%) 1 (10.0%) N.S.
   Conservative 5 (55.6%) 9 (90.0%)  
  1. I; Robinson type I, II; Robinson type II, III; Robinson type III, A; not displaced, B; displaced, N.S.; not significant.