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Volume:71 Issue:2 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13818
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Operative vs. nonoperative treatment for Mason type 2 radial head fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Operative vs. nonoperative treatment for Mason type 2 radial head fractures. ACE Report. 2021;71(2):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13818

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

Operative vs. nonoperative treatment for Mason type 2 radial head fractures: a randomized controlled trial.

J Shoulder Elbow Surg . 2021 Jul;30(7):1670-1678.

Contributing Authors: MAM Mulders NWL Schep RO de Muinck Keizer IF Kodde JM Hoogendoorn JC Goslings D Eygendaal

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Synopsis

Forty five patients with Mason Type 2 radial head fractures were randomized to receive operative fixation (n=23) or nonoperative treatment (n=22). The primary outcome of interest was function assessed with the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire at 12 months follow-up. Secondary outcomes of interest included the Oxford Elbow Score (OES), the Mayo Elbow Performance Score...

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