Treatment of displaced articular fractures of the radius.

@article{Fernndez1991TreatmentOD,
  title={Treatment of displaced articular fractures of the radius.},
  author={Diego Fern{\'a}ndez and William B. Geissler},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={375-84}
}
Forty patients with articular fractures of the distal radius in which anatomic reduction of the joint surface could not be obtained by closed manipulation or by ligamentotaxis with external fixators had a combination of percutaneous and/or open reduction techniques to restore articular congruity. X-ray films taken after treatment with an average follow-up of 4 years showed satisfactory extraarticular alignment in 85% of the cases, and 37 (92.5%) patients demonstrated an articular step-off of 1… CONTINUE READING

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