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ACE Report #12044
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2019: Correlation between functional and radiographic results for distal radius fractures


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

Is There a Correlation Between Functional Results and Radiographic Findings in Patients with Distal Radius Fractures AO Type A3 Treated with a Volar Locking Plate or an External Fixator?

Contributing Authors: K Matre Y Krukhaug T Ludvigsen S Gudmundsdottir N Vetti PM Kristoffersen M Toppe E Dybvik J Fevang

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Synopsis

156 patients with dislocated distal radius fractures were randomized to receive surgical treatment with a volar locking plate (VLP) or external fixation (EF). The primary outcome interest was the Patient-Rated Wrist and Hand Evaluation (PRWHE) score. Radiographic outcomes included volar tilt, radial inclination, radial length, and ulnar variance. Follow up was performed at 1 year post-operation. T...

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