Minimally Invasive Fixation for Wrist Fractures
There are multiple techniques for treating distal radius fractures. Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning remains a valid and well-accepted method of surgical treatment for displaced and unstable fractures. Pinning has been described for both intraarticular and extraarticular fractures and it represents a relatively simple, minimally invasive, and cost-effective method of treatment. This technique may become more appealing as complications from volar plating are being reported in the literature.
KeywordsDistal Radius Distal Radius Fracture Volar Plating Radial Styloid Percutaneous Pinning
Special thanks to Benjamin Chia, BA, for his assistance with preparation of the manuscript.
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