In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by special guest Michael McKee (Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association) in a deep dive into Dr. McKee’s impact on the field of orthopaedics, particularly his role as a leader in establishing multicenter trials focusing on clavicular fractures and his expectations for future research in this area.
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Swiontkowski M. Editor’s Choice: Are We Overtreating Clavicular Fractures? OrthoBuzz, July 9, 2014. https://orthobuzz.jbjs.org/2014/07/09/editors-choice-are-we-overtreating-clavicular-fractures/