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Are the fancy locking plates for distal radius fractures nothing more than orthopaedic bling?

Costa et. al. performed recently a multi-center study including 18 trauma centers throughout the United Kingdom. They randomized patients with distal radius fractures to volar locking plates or Kirschner wires. They managed to randomize 461 patients and follow-up 90% after … Continue reading

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