Ultrasound-assisted closed reduction of distal radius fractures.

  title={Ultrasound-assisted closed reduction of distal radius fractures.},
  author={Narihito Kodama and Yoshinori Takemura and Hiroaki Ueba and Shinji Imai and Yoshitaka Matsusue},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={39 7},
PURPOSE To assess the accuracy and ability of ultrasound for monitoring closed reduction for distal radius fractures. METHODS Consecutive patients undergoing ultrasound-guided closed reduction of acute, displaced distal radius fractures between January 2003 and December 2006 at our department were enrolled. The control group was extracted from patients who underwent a closed reduction for similar fractures under fluoroscopy or without any imaging assistance. To confirm the accuracy of the… CONTINUE READING
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