Geometric Analysis of Opening-Closing Wedge Corrective Osteotomy of the Distal Radius after Malunited Fracture
It is well known that after conservative treatment fractures of the distal radius often do not heal in a good position. Consequently, function of the wrist is reduced, as well as rotation of the forearm because of dislocation and instability of the distal radioulnar joint. Relations in the distal radioulnar joint are usually the main reason for altered function of the wrist after malunion,1,2,6,9,11 with special accent on radius shortening.7,12
KeywordsBone Graft Distal Radius Frontal Plane Distal Radius Fracture Mobile Segment
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