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Volume:57 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13736
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Old vs New: 95° Angled Blade Plate vs Locking Condylar Plate for Distal Femoral Fracture Fixation


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OrthoEvidence. Old vs New: 95° Angled Blade Plate vs Locking Condylar Plate for Distal Femoral Fracture Fixation. ACE Report. 2021;57(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13736

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

New versus old: 95 degree angled blade plate versus distal femoral locking plate. A randomized clinical trial

Injury. 2021 Jun;52(6): 1563-1568.

Contributing Authors: BM Patterson MA Breslin LK Wadenpfuhl HA Vallier

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Synopsis

Seventy-eight patients (79 fractures) with distal femoral fractures were randomized to receive surgical fracture fixation using a locking condylar plate (n=42) or a 95° angled blade plate (n=36). The primary outcome of interest was the rate of nonunion. Secondary outcomes of interest included the rate of secondary surgery and the rate of malunion. The mean follow-up time was 25 months post-operati...

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