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