Complications after Pi Plate osteosynthesis.

  title={Complications after Pi Plate osteosynthesis.},
  author={Tom{\'a}s S{\'a}nchez and Michael Georg Jakubietz and Rafael J Jakubietz and Jochen Mayer and Florenz K. Beutel and Jorg Gr{\"u}nert},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={116 1},
BACKGROUND Distal intraarticular radius fractures can be operated on by means of a palmar or dorsal approach. The dorsal approach has been reported as a treatment option that often leads to tendon ruptures. The purpose of this study was to show that a dorsal implant does not lead to a high rate of tendon ruptures. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted in which the patient population was analyzed for complaints and complications, follow-up time, and further surgical procedures. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING


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