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Complications of distal radius fractures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17560404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fractures occur at the distal end of the radius more frequently than at any other location. The reported complication rates of distal radius fractures in the literature vary from 6% to 80%. Complications may occur from the fracture or its treatment. This article reviews complications caused by distal radius fractures and their treatment. Complications are divided chronologically in to immediate, early (less than 6 weeks), and late (greater than 6 weeks).
Robert G Turner; Kenneth J Faber; George S Athwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Orthopedic clinics of North America     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0030-5898     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-11     Completed Date:  2007-08-21     Revised Date:  2009-12-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0254463     Medline TA:  Orthop Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  217-28, vi     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph's Health Care, University of Western Ontario, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 4L6.
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MeSH Terms
Radius Fractures / complications*
Time Factors
Wrist Injuries / complications*
Republished in:
Hand Clin. 2010 Feb;26(1):85-96   [PMID:  20006247 ]

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