[Doctor, is my fracture solid?]

Rev Med Suisse. 2008 Dec 17;4(184):2718-22.
[Article in French]


The adequate treatment of fractures consists of a conservative or surgical approach whose goal is to assure a rapid solidity of the fracture site that will lead to a durable complete healing without complications. Fracture healing criteria remain controversial. In this article we are trying to present the tools used in the evaluation of bone consolidation and propose therapeutical guidelines aiming at the return to daily activities in full security.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Fracture Fixation, Internal
  • Fracture Healing*
  • Fractures, Bone / therapy*
  • Humans