Wrist immobilization in supination not superior to no forearm restriction for distal radius fracture
Immobilization following Distal Radius Fractures: A Randomized Clinical Trial.J Wrist Surg. 2018 Nov;7(5):409-414.
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46 patients with distal radius fractures and scheduled for open reduction and internal fixation with a volar plate were randomized to either postoperative immobilization either in maximal supination with a sugar-tong splint or in a neutral position and no restricted forearm movement in a volar splint. Orthoses were applied for 2 weeks after surgery, followed by all patients receiving a removable b...
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