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Last refreshed on: 17 October 2012
Main ID:  NCT00989222
Date of registration: 02/10/2009
Primary sponsor: Danderyd Hospital
Public title: Volar Plating or External Fixation of Dorsally Displaced Fractures of the Distal Radius?
Scientific title: Volar Plating or External Fixation of Dorsally Displaced Fractures of the Distal Radius? A Prospective Randomized Study
Date of first enrolment: January 2006
Target sample size: 63
Recruitment status: Completed
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment  
Countries of recruitment
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- An acute unilateral Colles' fracture (AO class A and C1) with a dorsal angulation of
more than 20 degrees or radial shortening of 4 mm or more, AND

- Patient aged 20-70 years with no previous fracture of either wrist.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Bilateral fractures,

- Other current injury to the upper extremities,

- Dementia, OR

- Severe comminution or too small distal fragment to allow plating.

Age minimum: 20 Years
Age maximum: 70 Years
Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Radius Fractures
Procedure: closed reduction and external fixation
Procedure: Internal fixation with a volar locked plate
Primary Outcome(s)
PRWE (patient rated wrist evaluation) score [Time Frame: 3,6 and 12 months]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Objective function (range of movement and grip strength) [Time Frame: 3,6 and 12 months]
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
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