Volar locking plate vs. percutaneous K-wire for distal radius fracture
Vol: 4| Issue: 12| Number:2| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1
Are Volar Locking Plates Superior to Percutaneous K-wires for Distal Radius Fractures? A Meta-analysisClin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Sep;473(9):3017-27
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7 randomized controlled trials comparing volar locking plates and K-wires for the treatment of dorsally displaced distal radius fractures were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose of this study was to determine how these two treatments compare in terms of function, wrist motion, radiographic outcomes, and complications. The results demonstrated that patients treated with volar locking plate...
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