No added benefit of vitamin C on functional outcomes or healing of distal radial fractures
The Influence of Vitamin C on the Outcome of Distal Radial Fractures A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled TrialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 3;96(17):1451-9. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00268.
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336 adult patients with an acute displaced or nondisplaced unilateral distal radial fracture were randomized to receive a 500 mg Vitamin C or placebo capsule daily for 50 days after the fracture. The purpose of this trial was to determine if the oral administration of Vitamin C after distal radius fracture improves functional outcomes. There was no added benefit of vitamin C on functional outcomes...
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