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Volume:28 Issue:10 Number:7 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12478
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

OTA 2020: Comparing Surgical & Non-Surgical Interventions for Unstable Distal Radius Fractures


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

The Wrist and Radius Injury Surgical Trial (WRIST):24-month Outcomes from a 24-center North American Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors: B Perey K Chung S Malay

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Synopsis

A total of 304 patients with isolated, unstable distal radius fractures who received either receive surgical care (n=187) or casting (n=117) were included in this study. Patients who opted for surgical treatment were randomized to receive either internal fixation with volar plate, external fixation, or percutaneous pinning. Patients who preferred conservative management received casting. The prima...

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