AAHS 2015: Percutaneous pinning vs. plate fixation in metacarpal fractures
Plate Fixation Versus Percutaneous Pinning For Unstable Metacarpal Fractures: a Meta-analysis
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5 studies with a total of 222 patients (231 fractures) were included in this meta-analysis which aimed to evaluate two surgical treatment options for metacarpal fractures. Percutaneous pinning and open reduction-internal fixation with plate and screws were compared to evaluate which surgical intervention improved rate of complications, functional and radiological outcomes. The study determined tha...
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