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Distal Radius Fracture Plate
Distal Radius Fracture may occur when patient falls and involuntarily and puts his or her hand on the floor for support. Distal Volar Plate is used to treat fractures. The Plate System is composed of plate, locking screws and cortical screws. The purpose of implant is temporary stabilization of bone segments until bony fragments are fused together.
Some of the contraindications are infection, Sepsis, Osteomyelitis, Osteoporosis, Metabolic disorders which may impair bone formation, Osteomalacia, Vascular insufficiency, muscular atrophy, neuromuscular disease, bony abnormalities preventing safe screw fixation, open wounds, metal sensitivity, patient having inadequate tissue coverage over the operative site.
This information is provided as an educational service and is not intended to serve as medical advice. Patients must consult with an orthopedic specialist doctor for diagnosis and treatment.