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Volar Locking Plate vs Dorsal Nail-Plate for Dorsal-Displaced Unstable Distal Radius Fracture

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November 2021

Volar Locking Plate vs Dorsal Nail-Plate for Dorsal-Displaced Unstable Distal Radius Fracture

Vol: 134| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Volar Locking Plate Versus Dorsal Locking Nail-Plate Fixation for Dorsally Displaced Unstable Extra-Articular Distal Radial Fractures: Functional and Radiographic Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial

JB JS Open Access. 2021 Oct 12;6(4): e21.00068.

Contributing Authors:
M Eikrem H Brannsten D Bj√∏rk√∏y T Lian JE Madsen W Figved

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Synopsis

One hundred and twenty patients with dorsally-displaced, unstable, extra-articular distal radius fractures were randomized to receive fracture fixation using a volar locking plate (n=60) or a dorsal locking nail-plate (n=60). The primary outcome of interest was the Quick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (QuickDASH) score. Secondary outcomes of interest included the Patient-Rated Wrist Eva...

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