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Volume:10 Issue:2 Number:21 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13060
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Similar Scores for Disability, QoL & Function for IMN & Plate Fixation in Distal Tibial Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Similar Scores for Disability, QoL & Function for IMN & Plate Fixation in Distal Tibial Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;10(2):21. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13060

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

A Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Plating with Intramedullary Nailing for Extra-articular Distal Tibial Fractures

Injury . 2021 Jan;52(1):19-25

Contributing Authors: MM Tahir DN Khan MEA Chaudhry DF Khan Zimri DN Ahmed DKR Watson DAR Jamali MA Faraz PA Aziz PG Mehboob

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Four hundred and ninety patients with extra-articular distal tibial fractures were randomized to intramedullary nailing (IMN; n=245) or plate fixation (n=245) treatments. The primary outcome of interest was the disability rating index (DRI) at 12-months follow-up. Secondary outcomes include the following: the Olerud-Molander Ankle Score (OMAS), Short Form-12 (SF-12) questionnaire, and the DRI, eva...

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