No differences between K-wires & locking plates at 1 year after dorsally displaced DRF
Percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wires versus volar locking plate fixation in adults with dorsally displaced fracture of distal radius: randomised controlled trialBMJ. 2014 Aug 5;349:g4807. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g4807
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461 patients with a dorsally displaced distal radius fracture were randomized to either percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wires or to fixation with a volar locking plate. Follow-up was performed at 3, 6, and 12 months. Results demonstrated no statistically significant differences between groups on the Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation at any time point. Patients in the volar locking plate group de...
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