Phalangeal Fractures


- See: Phalangeal Injury

- Types of Frx:
    - Distal Phalangeal Frx
    - Fracture Dislocations of the PIP Joint
    - Middle Phalanx Frx
    - Pediatric Phalangeal Frx
    - Proximal Phalanx Fracture
    - Thumb Fractures

- Fixation Methods:
    - Intraosseous Wires
    - Kirschner Wires
    - Screw Fixation



Conservative management of difficult phalangeal fractures.

Unstable phalangeal fractures: treatment by A.O. screw and plate fixation.

A prospective study on 284 digital fractures of the hand.

Operative treatment of intra-articular fractures of the dorsal aspect of the distal phalanx of digits.

Treatment principles for proximal and middle phalangeal fractures.

External fixation of unstable metacarpal and phalangeal fractures.

External fixation of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures.

Treatment of phalangeal fractures of the hand with intraosseous wire fixation.

Comparative mechanical properties of various Kirschner wire configurations in transverse and oblique phalangeal fractures.

Management of malunited fractures of the metacarpal and phalangeal shafts.

Unstable metacarpal and phalangeal fracture treatment with screws and plates.

Use of a minicondylar plate for metacarpal and phalangeal periarticular injuries.

Fixation of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures with miniature plates and screws.

Rigid fixation of phalangeal and metacarpal fractures.

Treatment of closed articular fractures of the metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints.

Fractures of the shafts of the phalanges of the hand.

Distal unicondylar fractures of the proximal phalanx.

Extension block pinning for proximal interphalangeal joint fracture dislocations: preliminary report of a new technique.

Open hand fractures: an analysis of the recovery of active motion and of complications.

Dorsal fracture subluxation of the proximal interphalangeal joints treated by extension block splintage.

Year Book: Role of Antibiotics in Open Fractures of the Finger.

Biomechanical analysis of dorsal plate fixation in proximal phalangeal

Spiral fracture fixation techniques. A biomechanical study.

Tension wire fixation of avulsion fractures in the hand.

Hand fractures in children. A statistical analysis.

Clinical results of tension band fixation of avulsion fractures of the hand.

A prospective study of 924 digital fractures of the hand.



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

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, October 4, 2012 11:31 am