COA 2015: Operative vs nonoperative treatment for distal radius fractures in patients >50
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Outcomes of Operative vs. Nonoperative Management of Distal Radius Fractures in Patients > 50
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9 level one randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with a total of 521 patients were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the efficacy of operative management as compared to nonoperative management of distal radius fractures in patients older than 50. Results indicated that operative management may improve radiographic outcomes; however, the majority of functional outcome...
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