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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:28 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12967
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Superior Clinical Outcomes in K-Wire with Bone Cement vs Plate Fix for Proximal Phalanx Shaft Fx


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OrthoEvidence. Superior Clinical Outcomes in K-Wire with Bone Cement vs Plate Fix for Proximal Phalanx Shaft Fx. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):28. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12967

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

A randomized comparison of bone-cement K-wire fixation vs. plate fixation of shaft fractures of proximal phalanges

Phys Sportsmed. 2019 May;47(2):189-198.

Contributing Authors: X Zhang Y Yu X Shao V Dhawan W Du

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Synopsis

One hundred and seven patients with shaft fractures of the proximal phalanx were randomized to receive surgical fixation using Kirschner wires (K-wires) and bone cement (n=56; 67 cases) or fixation with a plate-and-screw system (n=51; 64 cases). The outcomes of interest included operative time, time to fracture union, incidence of non-union, rehabilitation therapy time, the incidence of additional...

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