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Synopsis: 132 patients with a displaced midshaft clavicle fracture were randomized to undergo either nonoperative or operative plate fixation to compare functional and patient-oriented outcomes between these treatments. Results at 6 weeks and at 3, 6, and 12 months displayed better Constant and DASH score results for patients who underwent operative care. Patients were also Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 47 patients with displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures necessitating fixation (52 fractures), were randomized to receive either open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) in conjunction with a calcium phosphate paste (bone substitute material (BSM)), or ORIF alone. This study investigated the ability of BSM to preserve Bohler's angle and to reduce calcaneal height collapse. The results indicated Read More »
Author verified Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: One-hundred twenty-six patients with hypertrophic long-bone nonunions were randomized to one of three groups: extracorporeal shock-wave therapy at low or high intensity, or surgery. The primary outcome was radiographic union, and the secondary outcome was clinical scores. There were no Read More »
Author verified Level 1 RCT
Synopsis: 40 participants with undisplaced radial head fracture were randomized to receive treatment with aspiration alone or aspiration in conjunction with intra-articular injection of bupivacaine. This study assessed if there were additional benefits to bupivacaine injection, in terms of pain relief and range of motion. The results from Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 11,824 stable and alert patients presenting with blunt trauma to the head or neck took part in this matched pair cluster randomized trial. 12 hospitals were randomized to either implement the Canadian C-spine rule or to not implement this rule. This study evaluated the efficacy of the Canadian C-spine rule use in Canadian hospitals. The Canadian C-spine Read More »
Author verified Level 2 RCT