Digital edema predicted postoperative recovery for distal radius fracture

Digital edema predicted postoperative recovery for distal radius fracture

The presence of digital edema in patients treated for unstable distal radius fractures with locked volar plating showed the ability to predict early functional plateau, according to a speaker here.

The presence of digital edema in patients treated for unstable distal radius fractures with locked volar plating showed the ability to predict early functional plateau, according to a speaker here.

Anecdotal evidence indicates that some patients will achieve [functional] plateau earlier than 1 year and some will progress later, and we do not know why.

Source: Healio

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