Similar Outcomes with Volar-Plate Fixation vs Cast Immobilization in Elderly Wrist Fracture Patients
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OrthoEvidence. Similar Outcomes with Volar-Plate Fixation vs Cast Immobilization in Elderly Wrist Fracture Patients. ACE Report. 2021;29(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13540
Surgical Plating vs Closed Reduction for Fractures in the Distal Radius in Older Patients: A Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Surg. 2021 Mar 1;156(3): 229-237.
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One hundred and sixty-six patients who sustained displaced distal radius fractures were randomized to undergo an open reduction and internal fixation procedure using a volar-locking plate (VLP; n=81) or conservative management through closed reduction and cast immobilization (n=85). The primary outcome of interest was pain and function measured using the Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation (PRWE) at 12...
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