Volar Locking Plate Fixation vs External Fixation for Unstable Distal Radius Fractures
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OrthoEvidence. Volar Locking Plate Fixation vs External Fixation for Unstable Distal Radius Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;47(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13681
Volar locking plate versus external fixation for unstable distal radius fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis based on randomized controlled trialsBMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2021 May 12;22(1): 433.
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Twelve studies containing 1205 patients with unstable distal radius fracture were included in this meta-analysis comparing external fixation (n=613) to volar locking plate fixation (n=592). Pooled outcomes of interest included pain scores on a visual analog scale (VAS), Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) scores, range of motion, radiological outcomes, and the incidence of adverse even...
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