Review: Weak Evidence Supports External Fixation for Displaced Distal Radial Fracture

Handoll, H. H.; Huntley, J. S.; Madhok, R.
February 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 2, p451
Academic Journal
In this article researchers seek to answer whether patients with distal radial fractures receive better results from external fixation or the traditional treatment. The researchers used randomized controlled trials. Results indicated that in patients with displaced distal radial fractures, very little evidence supports external fixation compared with conservative treatment.


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