Necessity of routine x-rays after osteosynthesis

Routine x-rays after the osteosynthesis of distal radius and ankle fractures – a prospective randomized controlled trial on the necessity of routine imaging
CONCLUSION: In this study, routine postoperative radiographs after osteosynthesis of distal radius and ankle fractures did not improve patient care when standardized intraoperative radiographs were obtained.
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Oehme F, Kremo V, van Veelen N, Mühlhäusser, J et al.german: Dtsch Arztebl Int 2022; 119: 279-84; DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.m2022.0099

english: Routine x-rays after the osteosynthesis of distal radius and ankle fractures (22.04.2022) (aerzteblatt.de)

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