Management of fractures of the distal radius: surgeon's perspective.

@article{Raskin1999ManagementOF,
  title={Management of fractures of the distal radius: surgeon's perspective.},
  author={Keith B. Raskin},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={1999},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={92-8}
}
  • Keith B. Raskin
  • Published 1999 in
    Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the…
The new millennium represents a time for expanding our present knowledge of the treatment of distal radius fractures, based on the foundation of information that has been gathered over the past century. Treatment-oriented classifications have replaced the prior generalization applied to all "Colles fractures" and have directed preoperative planning. Newer external fixation frames, improved surgical technique, and superior instrumentation allow for safer reproducible ligamentotaxis. These… CONTINUE READING