Polyaxial Locking Plate & Early Weight-Bearing Improves Function vs Non-Locking Semitubular Plate
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OrthoEvidence. Polyaxial Locking Plate & Early Weight-Bearing Improves Function vs Non-Locking Semitubular Plate. ACE Report. 2021;11(1):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13233
Is early full weight bearing safe following locking plate ORIF of distal fibula fractures?BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2021 Feb 9;22(1): 159.
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Fifty-two patients with distal fibula fractures scheduled to undergo an open reduction and internal fixation surgery were randomized to receive a non-locking, one-third semitubular plate with delayed weight-bearing or a polyaxial locking plate plus an early weight-bearing protocol. A total of 45 patients completed follow-up including 25 patients in the semitubular plate group and 20 patients in th...
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