Research

Mayo Clinic researchers are studying ways to improve wrist fracture treatment. Specific efforts include assessing outcomes of treatment using bridge plates and the risk of developing arthritis after wrist-fracture surgery.

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July 01, 2017
References
  1. Azar FM, et al. Wrist disorders. In: Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 13th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier; 2017. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Feb. 13, 2017.
  2. AskMayoExpert. Distal radius fracture. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2016.
  3. Azar FM, et al. Fractures of the shoulder, arm, and forearm. In: Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 13th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier; 2017. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Feb. 13, 2017.
  4. Azar FM, et al. Fractures of the carpal bones. In: Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 13th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier; 2017. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Feb. 13, 2017.
  5. deWeber K. Overview of carpal fractures. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Feb. 13, 2017.
  6. Petron DJ. Distal radius fractures in adults. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Feb. 13, 2017.
  7. Brown A. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Jan. 17, 2017.
  8. Lauder A, et al. Functional outcomes following bridge plate fixation for distal radius fractures. The Journal of Hand Surgery. 2015;40:1554.
  9. Vitale MA, et al. Intra-articular fractures of the sigmoid notch of the distal radius: Analysis of progression to distal radial ulnar joint arthritis and impact on upper extremity function in surgically treated fractures. Journal of Wrist Surgery. 2016;5:52.