Similar outcomes between IM nailing & volar plating for distal radius fractures
Is intramedullary nailing better than the use of volar locking plates for fractures of the distal radius? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJ Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jun;41(5):543-52
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Five randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes between volar locking plates (VLP) and intramedullary nails (IMN) in the management of distal radius fractures. Additionally, the incidence of postoperative development of carpal tunnel syndrome was compared between techniques. No significant ...
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