New concepts in the treatment of distal radius fractures. Instructional course lectures Taras, J. S., Ladd, A. L., Kalainov, D. M., Ruch, D. S., Ring, D. C. 2010; 59: 313-332


Fracture of the distal radius is the type of fracture most commonly seen in emergency departments. The understanding of nonsurgical and surgical care of distal radius fractures is evolving with recently developed methods of fixation. It is worthwhile to review some new methods of treatment, the role of bone grafting and synthetic substitutes, the principles of complex fracture management, and the treatment of common complications of distal radius fractures.

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