Management of Complex Distal Radius Fractures: Review of Treatment Principles and Select Surgical Techniques.

@article{Rhee2016ManagementOC,
  title={Management of Complex Distal Radius Fractures: Review of Treatment Principles and Select Surgical Techniques.},
  author={Peter C Rhee and Alexander Y. Shin},
  journal={The journal of hand surgery Asian-Pacific volume},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          140-54
        }
}
Most distal radius fractures are the result of low-energy mechanisms that can be successfully treated either non-operatively or with a variety of operative techniques if indicated. Complex distal radius fractures occur most commonly in high-energy injuries with extensive comminution or bone loss and associated soft tissue or vascular injuries. These high… CONTINUE READING