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SYMPOSIUM - DISTAL RADIAL FRACTURES
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 30-35

Surgical anatomy of distal radius and surgical approaches for distal radius fractures


Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

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Shilp Verma
Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur Chhattisgarh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JODP.JODP_24_20

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Distal radius fractures are increasingly managed by operative means now. Hence the anatomy and surgical approaches are of utmost importance. Distal end of radius articulates with carpal bones forming radiocarpal joint and distal ulna forming distal radio ulnar joint. Presence of multiple tendons and neurovascular structure makes the dissection of this area difficult. Authors have reviewed the anatomy and surgical approaches of this area.


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