External fixation for unstable distal radial fractures: Titanium alloy pins vs. stainless
Titanium Alloy Pins Versus Stainless Steel Pins in External Fixation at the Wrist: A Randomized Prospective StudyJ Trauma. 2008 May;64(5):1275-80
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80 patients with unstable distal radial fractures, planned to be fixed with an external fixator with eventual total use of 320 pins, were randomized to either titanium or stainless steel pins. Although titanium alloy pins and stainless-steel pins did not differ in the rate of pin-related complications, titanium alloy pins were associated with a significant reduction in pain levels.
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