Is external fixation a better way than plaster to supplement K-wires in non-comminuted distal radius fractures?
Department of Orthopaedics, Queen's Hospital, Burton-on-Trent, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
- Published Article
Postgraduate Medical Journal
- Publication Date
Sep 05, 2017
In our study, xternal fixator (Ex-Fix) supplementation of K-wiring favoured patients with distal radius fracture, even though there was no metaphyseal comminution, and therefore is suggested in contrast to plaster supplementation.
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