[An assessment of the results of corrective osteotomy for malunited fractures of the distal radius].

@article{yluk2008AnAO,
  title={[An assessment of the results of corrective osteotomy for malunited fractures of the distal radius].},
  author={Andrzej Ż Żyluk and Zygmunt Niedźwiedź},
  journal={Chirurgia narzadow ruchu i ortopedia polska},
  year={2008},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={41-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Malunion is the most common and serious complications after fracture of the distal radius. Alterations of the normal biomechanics affect function of the wrist, which is associated with pain, disability and, in longer perspective, with arthrosis. Reestablishment of the normal anatomic relationships by corrective osteotomy is one of the most effective ways to prevent this scenario. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-five consecutive patients, 19 women and 6 men with the mean age of 50… CONTINUE READING

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