fracture of radius


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fracture of radius

A break in the radius. A common fracture of the lower end of the radius is a Colles' fracture, caused by falling on the outstretched hand. Fractures also occur along the shaft or at the upper end frequently involving the radial head.
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In a study by Angadi et als,18 where they compared the outcome diaphyseal fracture of radius ulna fixation with dynamic compression plate (DCP) (group A) with LCP (group B), found that LCP was superior to DCP in terms of time to union and Anderson et al criteria.
In a study by Chaudhary et al19 where management of diaphyseal fracture of radius and ulna in 20 adults with intramedullary rods showed 70% patients with excellent results, 20% patients with good results and 10% patients with satisfactory results according to Grace and Eversmann criteria.
Internal fixation of fracture of radius and ulna in adults with Talwalkar's square nail.