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Volume:8 Issue:8 Number:21 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12303
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Greater Range of Motion at 6 Months With Splinting vs Extension Block Pinning for Bony Mallet Finger


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Splinting versus extension-block pinning of bony mallet finger: a randomized clinical trial.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Jul;45(6):574-581.

Contributing Authors: JK Thillemann TM Thillemann PK Kristensen AD Foldager-Jensen B Munk

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Synopsis

Thirty-two patients with bony mallet finger were randomized to receive 6 weeks of splinting or a extension block pinning procedure. The primary outcome of interest was active extension lag at the distal interphalangeal joint. Secondary outcomes of interest included finger-to-palm distance, active range of motion in flexion, joint range of motion, Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (Qui...

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