Prevalence of carpal fracture in singapore.
Summary of "Prevalence of carpal fracture in singapore."
To determine the prevalence of carpal fracture in Singapore, to compare demographic differences between isolated scaphoid and other carpal fractures, and to identify parameters associated with multiple carpal fractures.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The Journal of hand surgery
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21276891
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.11.009
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
The articulations between the various CARPAL BONES. This does not include the WRIST JOINT which consists of the articulations between the RADIUS; ULNA; and proximal CARPAL BONES.
Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)
Fracture in the proximal half of the shaft of the ulna, with dislocation of the head of the radius.
The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.
Fracture of the lower end of the radius in which the lower fragment is displaced posteriorly.
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