Comparison of functional metacarpal splint and ulnar gutter splint in the treatment of fifth metacarpal neck fractures: a prospective comparative study


KAYNAK G., Botanlioglu H., Caliskan M., Karaismailoglu B., ÖZŞAHİN M. K. , Kocak S., ...Daha Fazla

BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, cilt.20, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 20
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/s12891-019-2556-6
  • Dergi Adı: BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

Özet

Background: Fifth metacarpal fractures are the most common fractures of the hand. These fractures are generally treated with conservative methods. The aim of this study was to compare the radiological and clinical outcomes of two conservative treatment methods, functional metacarpal splint(FMS) and ulnar gutter splint(UGS), for the treatment of fifth metacarpal neck fractures.