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Volume:60 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13543
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Volar Locking Plates vs. External Fixation in Operative Distal Radius Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Volar Locking Plates vs. External Fixation in Operative Distal Radius Fractures . ACE Report. 2021;60(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13543

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

Surgical Treatment of Distal Radial Fractures with External Fixation Versus Volar Locking Plate: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Mar 3;103(5): 405-414.

Contributing Authors: T Ludvigsen K Matre RS Gudmundsdottir Y Krukhaug EH Dybvik JM Fevang

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Synopsis

One hundred and fifty-six patients with operative distal radius fractures were randomized to receive fixation with volar locking plates (n=75) or external fixators (n=81). The primary outcome of interest was the Patient-Rated Wrist/Hand Evaluation (PRWHE) scores postoperatively. Secondary outcomes of interest included functional outcomes, range of motion, pain scores, radiographic measurements and...

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