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Conservative treatment of distal ulna metaphyseal fractures associated with distal radius fractures in elderly people.

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Summary of "Conservative treatment of distal ulna metaphyseal fractures associated with distal radius fractures in elderly people."

Although volar locking plates (VLPs) have been exclusively used for unstable distal radius fractures (DRFs), the optimal management of distal ulna fractures (DUFs) remains controversial. Internal fixation using a plate for DUFs might be challenging because of the presence of osteoporotic bone and fragile bone fragments in elderly patients.

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Name: Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR
ISSN: 1877-0568
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