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Effect of locking plate fixation vs intramedullary nail fixation on 6-month disability among adults with displaced fracture of the distal tibia: The UK FixDT randomized clinical trial.

Abstract:

Importance

The best treatment for fractures of the distal tibia remains controversial. Most such fractures require surgical fixation but outcomes are unpredictable and complications are common.

Objective

To assess disability, quality of life, and complications in patients with displaced tibial fracture treated with intramedullary nail fixation vs locking plate fixation.

Design, Setting, and Participants

A multicenter randomized trial recruiting 321...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1001/jama.2017.16429

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Journal website
Volume:
318
Issue:
18
Pages:
1767-1776
Publication date:
2017-11-14
Acceptance date:
2017-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
Pmid:
29136444
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:745907
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uuid:6107806b-7fd5-4577-8773-5b9c9e9ad38b
Local pid:
pubs:745907
Deposit date:
2017-11-21

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