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Surgical fixation with K-wires versus casting in adults with a fracture of the distal radius: the DRAFFT2 multicentre randomized clinical trial

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Objective To assess wrist function, quality of life, and complications in adult patients with a dorsally displaced fracture of the distal radius, treated with either a moulded cast or surgical fixation with K-wires. Design Multicentre randomised clinical superiority trial, Setting 36 hospitals in the UK National Health Service (NHS). Participants 500 adults aged 16 or over with a dorsally displaced fracture of the distal radius, randomised after manipulation of their fracture (255 to mould...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj-2021-068041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
376
Article number:
e068041
Publication date:
2022-01-19
Acceptance date:
2021-11-17
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EISSN:
0959-8138
ISSN:
1759-2151
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1210644
Local pid:
pubs:1210644
Deposit date:
2021-11-19

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