Role of vitamin C in prevention of complex regional pain syndrome after distal radius fractures: a meta-analysis

  title={Role of vitamin C in prevention of complex regional pain syndrome after distal radius fractures: a meta-analysis},
  author={S. Meena and P. Sharma and S. Gangary and B. Chowdhury},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
  • S. Meena, P. Sharma, +1 author B. Chowdhury
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
  • BackgroundComplex regional pain syndrome is a well-known complication after distal radius fracture with incidence ranging from 10.5 to 37 %. Some studies recommend the use of vitamin C to prevent complex regional pain syndrome. The objective of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the efficacy of vitamin C in prevention of CRPS.MethodsWe searched the PubMed, EMBASE and Cochrane library databases for randomized controlled trial (RCT) and comparative studies reporting use of vitamin C to prevent… CONTINUE READING
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