A prospective study of different modalities of management of hand fractures at tertiary care Hospital
Saurabh Ponde, Atul Shrivastava, Gaurav M Chaudhari, Piyush D Vaghasiya, Priyank M Kalathia
Background: This Prospective study was undertaken to evaluate different modalities of management of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures. Material and Methods: In this study 60 patients were included and divided according to the three modality of treatment. Of the total 70 fractures, 30 were metacarpal and 40 were phalangeal fractures. Out of these 41 were managed by Conservative, 17 were managed by the K-wire & 2 were managed by External fixation. Results: In this study mean age was 38.3 (11.6) of the study subject. Also the male female ratio was 3:1. Out of the total 60 patients excellent result was seen in 11(18.3%) patients, good in 46(76.7%) patients, satisfactory in 1(1.7%) and poor in 2(3.3%) patients. Mayo Wrist score showed statistically significant difference between three modalities. Conclusion: So we conclude that hand fractures should be treated with proper guidelines and protocols to get good results.