Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adults.

@article{Handoll2008BoneGA,
  title={Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adults.},
  author={Helen Hanora Georgina Handoll and Adam C Watts},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD006836}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical treatment of fractures of the distal radius can involve the implantation of bone scaffolding materials (bone grafts and substitutes) into bony defects that frequently arise after fracture reduction. OBJECTIVES To review the evidence from randomised controlled trials evaluating the implanting of bone scaffolding materials for treating distal radial fractures in adults. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group Specialised Register (June… CONTINUE READING