Methods and pitfalls in treatment of fractures in the digits

Reena A. Bhatt*, Scott Schmidt, Felix Stang

*Korrespondierende/r Autor/-in für diese Arbeit
2 Zitate (Scopus)

Abstract

This article describes the indications for and methods of managing phalangeal fractures. The fractures around the finger joints are particularly difficult to treat. The technical details and pitfalls for these cases are discussed in detail. The problems associated with the phalangeal fractures such as articular destruction, nonunion, and postoperative care are also discussed. The authors present their preferred surgical treatment, with review of recent advancement regarding the treatment of phalangeal fractures.

OriginalspracheEnglisch
ZeitschriftClinics in Plastic Surgery
Jahrgang41
Ausgabenummer3
Seiten (von - bis)429-450
Seitenumfang22
ISSN0094-1298
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 01.01.2014

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