Functional and Radiologic Outcomes After Distal Radius Fracture Treatment in Elderly Patients
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OrthoEvidence. Functional and Radiologic Outcomes After Distal Radius Fracture Treatment in Elderly Patients. ACE Report. 2022;277(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14795
The functional and radiographic outcomes following distal radius fracture treatment in a cast for 4 and 6 weeks in the elderly: A randomized trialAdv Clin Exp Med. 2022 01-Jun;():. 10.17219/acem/150032
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Fifty elderly patients who were treated with cast immobilizers for their distal radial fractures were randomized to either stay in a cast for 4 weeks (n=26) or 6 weeks (n=24). The primary outcomes of this trial were to measure radiologic outcomes such as radial height (mm), volar tilt, union, and radial inclination (°) as well as functional outcomes such as pain and wrist condition. The results of...
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