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Similar functional outcomes seen among fixation options for dorsally displaced distal radius fractures

Similar functional outcomes seen among fixation options for dorsally displaced distal radius fractures
October 17, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — At 1-year follow-up, functional outcomes were not different in adults with dorsally displaced distal radius fractures treated with either open reduction and internal fixation with volar locking plates, non-spanning external fixation or closed reduction and percutaneous fixation, according to results presented here.

“There are no statistically significant differences in complication rates, except for the [complex regional pain syndrome] CRPS in the non-spanning external fixation group,” Gregory K. Berry, MD, said during his presentation at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting. 

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