Despite advancements in both plate design and surgical technique, some patients may still require implant removal following operative fixation of their distal radius fractures. Our hypothesis is that the primary reason for plate removal is pain secondary to tendon dysfunction.
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Clinical Paper Session 01: Distal Radius
Friday, September 19, 2014 • 9:06–9:13 AM
Category: Evaluation/Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis/Outcomes
Keyword: Hand and Wrist
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