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ACE Report #10284
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90-day and 1-year cost estimates of ORIF versus percutaneous pinning for displaced DRF


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of Direct Perioperative Costs in Treatment of Unstable Distal Radial Fractures: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 May 2;100(9):786-792

Contributing Authors: TD Rozental SV Nandyala AM Giladi AM Parker

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Synopsis

44 patients with an displaced, extraarticular distal radius fracture were randomized to fixation through either open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with a volar plate, or to closed reduction and percutaneous pinning (CRPP). The purpose of the current study was to compare direct hospital costs and establish cost ratio during the perioperative period, after 90 days of follow-up, and after 1 ...

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