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Volume:6 Issue:10 Number:77 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #10656
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

OTA2018: Volar plating demonstrated cost-efficacy relative to cast immobilization for displaced DRFs


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Volar Plate Fixation in Adults With Displaced Extra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures Is Cost-Effective

Contributing Authors: JC Goslings MM Walenkamp N Schep MAM Mulders S van Dieren

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Synopsis

90 patients with a displaced- extraarticular distal radius fracture were randomized to either volar plate fixation or to nonoperative treatment with immobilization. The purpose of this study was to assess cost-effectiveness. Total cost per patient over 12 months was reported to be lower in the volar plate group compared to the nonoperative group, while quality-adjusted life-years gained was greate...

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