Hairline fractures following volar plating of the distal radius: a recently recognized hardware-related complication

Hila Otremski, Oleg Dolkart, Franck Atlan, Dan Hutt, Elad Segev, Tamir Pritsch, Yishai Rosenblatt

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Objectives: Intraoperative hairline longitudinal fractures were recently reported in association with distal radius volar plating. Our aim was to further analyze this newly described complication. Methods: A retrospective radiographic and chart review was performed on 225 patients who underwent distal radius plating between June 2013 and June 2015.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)833-837
Number of pages5
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Distal radius fractures
  • Hairline longitudinal fractures
  • Hardware-related complication
  • Volar plating

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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