Abstract| Volume 39, ISSUE 9, SUPPLEMENT , e9-e10, September 2014

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Incidence and Reasons for Hardware Removal Following Operative Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures

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      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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