New concepts in the treatment of distal radius fractures.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Fracture of the distal radius is the type of fracture most commonly seen in emergency departments. The understanding of nonsurgical and surgical care of distal radius fractures is evolving with recently developed methods of fixation. It is worthwhile to review some new methods of treatment, the role of bone grafting and synthetic substitutes, the principles of complex fracture management, and the treatment of common complications of distal radius fractures.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Taras, JS; Ladd, AL; Kalainov, DM; Ruch, DS; Ring, DC

Published Date

  • 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 59 /

Start / End Page

  • 313 - 332

PubMed ID

  • 20415388

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0065-6895


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States