J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2022 Apr 26. Epub 2022 Apr 26.
From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA (Zhang, Meyer, Earp, and Blazar), and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Zhang, Meyer, Earp, and Blazar).
Distal radius fractures are the most common type of upper extremity fractures, and their incidence is increasing. There has been a rise in the surgical treatment of distal radius fractures, primarily with volar locking plate fixation. Although this procedure is commonly done among orthopaedic surgeons, the role of pronator quadratus repair after fixation remains controversial. Read More