OTA: Open reduction with plate fixation for the treatment of distal radius fractures
External Fixation Versus Open Reduction With Plate Fixation for Distal Radius Fractures: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
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This meta-analysis included 10 studies that compared the effectiveness of external fixation and open reduction with internal fixation (ORIF) using plates for patients with distal radius fractures. The pooled results demonstrated that patients who received ORIF had significantly lower disability scores than those who received external fixation. The ORIF group also had less ulnar variance and infect...
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