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  • 2011-02-15

What to do with a malunited distal radius

Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2011;11(02). URL:
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Fractures of the distal radius can cause major functional disorders when the reduction was not perfect, especially articular fractures. Treatment of malunion is difficult. It requires a deep understanding of the particular anatomy of the distal articular surface in direct contact with the wrist. A precise preoperative planning will reduce and fix the different fragments in good position.