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Clavicle Scutums

Winner - Bronze

Competition: Spark:Spring Product
Designer: Allan Chung - Designer
Design Type: bone plate or prosthesis
Company / Organization / School: Oriental Institute of Technology
Team Members: Tai-Sheng Tan, Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Taiwan; Yih-Lin Chung, Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan; Tien-Mu Hsiao, Loregen Biotechnology Corp., Taiwan

The essential components of the three-dimensional fracture fixation device include one fixation locking plate, a nerve protection scutum, and junctional hooks connecting and supporting the fixation locking plate and the nerve protection scutum, which are assembled together to inflexibly reduce complex clavicle fractures and simultaneously form a protective space to shield and accommodate the supraclavicular nerve.