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Volume:10 Issue:3 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #13191
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Similar Outcomes for K-Wire & Herbert Screw Fixation in Unstable Scaphoid Waist Fxs at 34-35 Months


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OrthoEvidence. Similar Outcomes for K-Wire & Herbert Screw Fixation in Unstable Scaphoid Waist Fxs at 34-35 Months. ACE Report. 2021;10(3):9. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13191

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

Kirschner wire versus Herbert screw fixation for the treatment of unstable scaphoid waist fracture nonunion using corticocancellous iliac bone graft: randomized clinical trial

Int Orthop. 2020 Nov;44(11):2385-2393.

Contributing Authors: G Hegazy E Alshal M Abdelaal M Abdelaziz M Moawad YM Saqr I El-Sebaey M Abdelazeem M El-Barody

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Synopsis

One hundred and twenty-two patients with unstable scaphoid waist fracture non-union without avascular necrosis were randomized to receive fracture fixation with Kirshner wires (K-wires) (n=61) or a Herbert screw (n=61). The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), range of motion and grip strength as a percentage of the healthy side, the Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoul...

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