Intramedullary nail and volar plate offer similar outcome in displaced, unstable DRFs
Randomized comparison of volar locking plates and intramedullary nails for unstable distal radius fracturesJ Hand Surg Am. 2015 Jun;40(6):1095-101
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60 patients with a closed, displaced, unstable extra-articular distal radius fracture (AO type A) requiring fixation were randomized to be treated with either an intramedullary nail (IMN) or a volar locking plate (VLP). The purpose of this study was compare functional and radiographical results between the two treatment options over 2 years postoperatively. The IMN demonstrated significantly great...
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