Fracture of metacarpal bone

Known as: Fracture of metacarpal bone(s), bone fractures metacarpal, Fracture of metacarpal bones 
A traumatic break in one or more of the metacarpal bones.
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1959-2017
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2010
2010
PURPOSE The use of locking plates increases the primary load to failure, thereby reducing the rate of implant-related failure… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND First-generation bioabsorbable implants have been associated with a high complication rate attributable to weak… (More)
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2009
2009
PURPOSE Open or unstable metacarpal fractures frequently require open reduction and internal fixation. Locking plate technology… (More)
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2008
2008
PURPOSE Most metacarpal fractures are stable and can be treated with nonsurgical stabilization. However, some metacarpal… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE To present the clinical results of a study of unstable metacarpal fractures treated with absorbable plates. METHODS… (More)
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2004
2004
Mid-shaft transverse osteotomies were performed in 18 cadaveric metacarpals and randomly divided into two groups. Using dorsally… (More)
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2003
2003
Bioabsorbable implants offer an attractive alternative to metallic implants to stabilize small bone fractures in the hand. Self… (More)
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1999
1999
Twenty-two displaced metacarpal shaft fractures in 19 patients were stabilized with multiple intramedullary K-wires. These were… (More)
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1989
1989
In 1984, 4500 people with sport injuries attended the Cork Regional Hospital. Of these, 817 were injured in the national game of… (More)
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1987
1987
Seventeen male patients with a fourth metacarpal fracture and fifth carpometacarpal joint injury were treated. Distinct patterns… (More)
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