J Orthop 2020 May-Jun;19:208-211. Epub 2019 Nov 6.
Department of Traumatology, Orthopaedics and Outpatient Surgery, Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russian Federation.
Currently, the most commonly used method of treatment of patients with fractures of the metacarpal bones is closed reposition with immobilization of short-arm cast. This often leads to dislocation of fragments, their malunion, which leads to wrist functionality disorders and reduces the quality of patients' life. The main way to eliminate the deformities ‒ osteotomy of the metacarpal bones, followed by osteosynthesis. Read More