Below- or Above-Elbow Immobilization for Distal End Radius Fractures
Comparison of above elbow and below elbow immobilisation for conservative treatment of distal end radius fracture in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.Chin J Traumatol . 2023 Jul;26(4):204-210.
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Six randomized controlled trials including 515 patients with distal end radius fractures were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the effect of above- and below-elbow immobilization on radiographical and functional outcomes. Outcomes of interest included Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) scores, radial height, radial inclination, palmar tilt, and ulnar v...
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