Similar outcome using intramedullary nailing or plate fixation for distal radius fractures
Intramedullary nail versus volar plate fixation of extra-articular distal radius fractures. Two year results of a prospective randomized trialInjury. 2014 Jan;45 Suppl 1:S3-8. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2013.10.045. Epub 2013 Nov 4
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152 patients with extra-articular distal radius fractures were randomized to have their fracture fixated using either an intramedullary nail, or a volar plate fixation technique. The purpose of this study was to compare the two methods with respect to functional and radiological outcomes. Results at the 2-year follow-up assessment indicated that patients in both groups exhibited similar pain, func...
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