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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Rationale and design of the plate or pin (pop) study for dislocated midshaft clavicular fractures: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
-Unilateral dislocated midshaft clavicular fracture -Age < 18 years or > 65 years
-No medical contraindications to general anaesthesia -Multitrauma patients
-Provided informed consent -Open fracture
  -Pathological fracture
  -Fracture > 1 month old
  -Neurovascular disorders
  -Glasgow Coma Scale <12 (moderate to severe head injury)
  -Inability to comply with follow-up (for example due to an inability to read or complete forms)
  -Pre-existing shoulder pathology in affected side (rotator cuff lesion, acromioclavicular pathology or previous shoulder surgery)