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Volume:2 Issue:9 Number:58 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #5428
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Single-fixation of both-bone diaphyseal forearm fractures may lead to re-displacement


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OrthoEvidence. Single-fixation of both-bone diaphyseal forearm fractures may lead to re-displacement. ACE Report. 2013;2(9):58. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5428

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Single-bone intramedullary fixation of unstable both-bone diaphyseal forearm fractures in children leads to increased re-displacement: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Aug;133(8):1079-87

Contributing Authors: J Colaris M Reijman JH Allema G Kraan P van Winterswijk M de Vries C van de Ven J Verhaar

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Synopsis

24 children, age 16 or younger, with displaced unstable diaphyseal both-bone forearm fractures were randomized into one of two treatment groups to compare the effectiveness of single bone or both-bone intramedullary fixation. The results demonstrated no difference in median limitation of pronation/supination between the groups, but did show an increased chance of fracture re-displacement and post-...

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