No Higher Risk of CRPS After External Fixation of Distal Radial Fractures – Subgroup Analysis Under Randomised Vitamin C Prophylaxis§

@inproceedings{Zollinger2010NoHR,
  title={No Higher Risk of CRPS After External Fixation of Distal Radial Fractures – Subgroup Analysis Under Randomised Vitamin C Prophylaxis§},
  author={Paul E. Zollinger and Robert Walter Kreis and Hub Gwm van der Meulen and Maarten van der Elst and Roelf Simon Breederveld and Wim Eduard Tuinebreijer},
  booktitle={The open orthopaedics journal},
  year={2010}
}
Operative and conservative treatment of wrist fractures might lead to complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) type I.In our multicenter dose response study in which patients with distal radial fractures were randomly allocated to placebo or vitamin C in a daily dose of 200mg, 500mg or 1500mg during 50 days, an operated subgroup was analyzed.48 (of 427) fractures) were operated (11.2%). Twenty-nine patients (60%) were treated with external fixation, 14 patients (29%) with K-wiring according to… CONTINUE READING
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