Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, February 8th, 2004
According to a study from Germany, "fracture of the distal radius has a second peak of incidence in the second half of life. Because complex injuries are seen frequently, there is a need for differentiated treatment to achieve good results. The aim of our study was to evaluate the treatment of distal radius fractures with 2.4-mm locking compression (LC) plates in patients older than 65 years suffering from osteoporosis to determine the complications and compare costs of treatment with different interventions."
"Thirty-seven patients were included in this prospective study. The...
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