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Letter to the editor regarding “Scapular body fractures: Short-term results of surgical management with extended indications”

  • Zehao Guo
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    Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
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  • Shenglin Xu
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    Corresponding author at: Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Road, Hefei, Anhui 230022, PR China.
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    Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
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  • Yong Hu
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    Corresponding author at: Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Road, Hefei, Anhui 230022, PR China.
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    Department of Orthopedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
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Published:January 04, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2023.01.015
      We read the article by Giuseppe Rollo with great interest [
      • Rollo G.
      • Huri G.
      • Meccariello L.
      • Familiari F.
      • Cetik R.M.
      • Cataldi C.
      • et al.
      Scapular body fractures: short-term results of surgical management with extended indications.
      ]. The authors conducted a retrospective study concerning the clinical outcome between surgically and conservatively treated scapular fractures. Since the scapular fractures occurred infrequently, the study was led by three level 1 trauma centers enrolling 20 patients with surgical treatment and 25 patients with non-operative treatment. The results of the study became an inspiration for the choice of treatment methods for scapula fractures.
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