Implants for Fractures of the Radius and Ulna



- Implants:
    - 3.5 mm cortex screws as lag screws separate or thru the plate
    - 3.5 mm DCP or LC-DCP seven, eight, or more hole plate;
    - in the proximal or distal end a shorter plate may have to be chosen;
    - 4.5 mm DCP or LC-DCP in tall patients



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, August 3, 2012 11:10 am