AAOS 2015: Bracing may not provide benefit following ORIF for tibial plateau fracture
There is No Difference between Bracing and No Bracing after Internal Fixation of Tibial Plateau Fractures
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49 patients who underwent open reduction internal fixation for tibial plateau fractures were randomized to receive bracing for 6 weeks or no bracing following the procedure. The purpose of this study was to compare functional, subjective, and radiographic outcomes of brace use to no bracing after ORIF of tibial plateau fractures. Results indicated no significant difference between groups in any of...
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