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Title: The importance of the distal radioulnar joint in distal radial fractures
Authors: Stoffelen, D ×
De Smet, Luc
Broos, Paul #
Issue Date: Nov-1998
Series Title: Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Lothian) vol:23 issue:4 pages:507-11
Abstract: In a prospective study we evaluated the results of 272 distal radial fractures by their involvement of the distal radioulnar joint. Impaired function following altered anatomy at the distal radius can be explained by dysfunction of the distal radioulnar joint. Ulnar styloid avulsions contribute to a poorer result because of their effect on distal radioulnar joint function.
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ISSN: 0266-7681
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Traumatology Section (-)
Research Group for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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