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Vol:124 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14063
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Variable Angle Volar Plate vs Bridging External Fixator for Comminuted Distal Radius Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Variable Angle Volar Plate vs Bridging External Fixator for Comminuted Distal Radius Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;124(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14063

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

A comparative study of variable angle volar plate and bridging external fixator with K-wire augmentation in comminuted distal radius fractures.

Chin J Traumatol. 2021 Sep;24(5): 301-305.

Contributing Authors:
RK Mishra BP Sharma A Kumar R Sherawat

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Synopsis

Sixty-two patients with comminuted, intra-articular distal radius fractures were randomized to receive surgical intervention with a variable angle volar plate (n=31) or external fixator with or without K-wire augmentation (n=31). The outcomes of interest included grip strength, range of motion, Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score, patient rated wrist evaluation (PRWE) score, and ...

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