Research Article| Volume 10, ISSUE 4, P268-272, May 1979

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Internal fixation of fractures of the proximal end of the radius in adults

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      Eight cases of internal fixation for fractures of the proximal end of the radius in adults are discussed. The reason for this procedure, after considering the patient's age and activity and the type of fracture, was to avoid the sequelae of resection of the radial head. By following an appropriate technique, and provided that there are no complications, the results obtained have been excellent.
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