Current Trends in the Management of Distal Radius Fractures

Orthopedics. 2017 May 1;40(3):145-152. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20170117-08. Epub 2017 Jan 23.


This article discusses recent reports on distal radius fractures. The keyword "distal radius fracture" was used to query the PubMed database of the US National Library of Medicine. From the resulting list, articles published in the Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume), the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), and the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma from April 2014 through December 2015 were reviewed. Related commentaries were also evaluated. Case series of fewer than 5 patients were excluded. The 65 studies and commentaries identified are categorized and summarized. [Orthopedics. 2017; 40(3):145-152.].

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Orthopedic Procedures / methods*
  • Orthopedic Procedures / trends*
  • Orthopedics / methods
  • Orthopedics / trends
  • Radius Fractures / surgery*