F. Lam, N. Jaysekera, S. Karmani, J.B. Jupiter

Current Orthopaedics (2006) 20, 208-211

Summary: The distal radius is the commonest site of fracture in the human skeleton and its treatment continues to evolve with advancing technology. Recently, there have been further refinements in the design of fixed-angle devices, pegs, locking plates ans screws as well as arthroscopic instruments to assist management. In this article, we shall discuss the sue of reduction, fragment-specific fixation and the use of bone graft substitutes in the treatment of distal radius fractures.