Evaluation of Clinical Outcome of Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Distractor: Prospective Randomized Study
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064



Downloads: 121

Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Evaluation of Clinical Outcome of Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Distractor: Prospective Randomized Study

Dr. Sandeep Bhinde, Dr. R. S Bajoria, Dr. A Kaushal

Background and purpose Distractor allowing movement during fracture healing are commonly used for treatment of intraarticular or unstable extraarticular distal radius fractures. Distractor has recently been introduced as an alternative to volar locking plate for the fixation of unstable intra-articular distal radial fractures. Patients and Methods All adult patients at our institution who underwent treatment of a unilateral distal radius fracture using a Distractor from 2014 to 2017 were identified retrospectively. This study comprised 75 patients with displaced intra-articular (Frykman type IV-VIII) distal end radius fractures treated with distractor fixation. The patients were followed up at 2nd week, 6th week, 12 week, 6 months and 1 year after surgery. The assessment of pain, range of motion, grip strength and activity were assessed at each follow-up visit and scored according to the Green and OBrien scoring system. Results we observed excellent result was achieved in 30 patients (40 %), good in 35 patients (46.66 %), fair in 10 patients (13.33 %). Conclusions Irrespective of the direction and amount of initial displacement, a great majority of intra articular fractures of the distal radius can be managed with a Distractor through a percutanious approach. Distraction fixation for distal radius fractures is safe with minimal complications.

Keywords: distal radius fracture, volar plate, internal xation, intra-articular fractures

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Pages: 1126 - 1131

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Sandeep Bhinde, Dr. R. S Bajoria, Dr. A Kaushal, "Evaluation of Clinical Outcome of Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Distractor: Prospective Randomized Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART2018275, Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018, 1126 - 1131

Enter Your Email Address




Similar Articles with Keyword 'distal'

Downloads: 1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 6, June 2021

Pages: 1695 - 1700

A Prospective Comparative Study between Peroneus Brevis Muscle Flap and Reverse Sural Arteryflap for Coverage of Defects around the Heel

Dr. Vaithiswaran, Dr. Parthasarathy

Share this Article

Downloads: 40

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Pages: 1507 - 1510

Early Results of Unstable (Neer's Type II) Distal Clavicle Fractures Treated with Superior Anterior Locking Plate - A Prospective Study

Aaron D'souza; Hijas Hameed

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'radius'

Downloads: 104

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Pages: 1434 - 1440

A Prospective Study of Unstable Comminuted Intraarticular Fracture Lower End of Radius Treated with Ligamentotaxis using Uniplanar External Fixator with Percutaneous Pinning

J Manjunath, A G Karibasappa, M Venkataramanarao, M K Akshay, B C Ashish

Share this Article

Downloads: 116

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

Pages: 2226 - 2228

A Rare Case of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis of the Wrist Joint

Dr. T. S. Channappa, Dr. H. B. Shivkumar, Dr. Manju Jairam, Dr. Gaurav Sen, Dr. Santosh Kumar, Dr. Kumar M

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'fracture'

Downloads: 135

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, Iraq, Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016

Pages: 774 - 777

Epidemiological Analysis of the Nasal Trauma

Mohammed Radef Dawood

Share this Article

Downloads: 1

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, Saudi Arabia, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021

Pages: 12 - 14

Fractured Tracheostomy Tubes into the Tracheobronchial Tree

Dr. Sihem Madi, Dr Zoheir Kermezli

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'volar'

Downloads: 116

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

Pages: 2226 - 2228

A Rare Case of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis of the Wrist Joint

Dr. T. S. Channappa, Dr. H. B. Shivkumar, Dr. Manju Jairam, Dr. Gaurav Sen, Dr. Santosh Kumar, Dr. Kumar M

Share this Article

Downloads: 117

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015

Pages: 1120 - 1128

Fascia Lata Graft for Correction of Boutonniere Deformity

Dr. Arige Subodh Kumar, Dr. Avula Krishnaveni, Dr. Ghanta Sunitha

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'plate'

Downloads: 40

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Pages: 1507 - 1510

Early Results of Unstable (Neer's Type II) Distal Clavicle Fractures Treated with Superior Anterior Locking Plate - A Prospective Study

Aaron D'souza; Hijas Hameed

Share this Article

Downloads: 86

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

Pages: 1052 - 1057

Immediate Implant Placement With Ridge Split in A Sieberts Class 1 Defect - A Case Report

Arjun. M. R, Nandini Manjunath

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'internal'

Downloads: 104

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, Macedonia, Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

Pages: 3162 - 3164

Radiograph Endodontic Interpretation

Aleksova Pavlina

Share this Article

Downloads: 105

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

Pages: 1764 - 1767

A Quazi-Experimental Study to Compare Outcome between Lateral Sphincterotomy, Topical 2% Diltiazem and Topical 0.2% Nitro-Glycerine in the Management of Chronic Anal Fissure

Prof. Dr. K. Vijayakumar M. S., Dr. A. Shyam Rathnam M. S., Dr. N. Kaviya

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'xation'

Downloads: 40

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Pages: 1507 - 1510

Early Results of Unstable (Neer's Type II) Distal Clavicle Fractures Treated with Superior Anterior Locking Plate - A Prospective Study

Aaron D'souza; Hijas Hameed

Share this Article

Downloads: 67

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020

Pages: 1545 - 1547

Comparative Study of Mesh Fixation versus Non Fixation in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TEP/TAPP)

Dr. Surendra Pathak, Dr. SP Hariram Krishna

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'intraarticular'

Downloads: 104

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Pages: 1434 - 1440

A Prospective Study of Unstable Comminuted Intraarticular Fracture Lower End of Radius Treated with Ligamentotaxis using Uniplanar External Fixator with Percutaneous Pinning

J Manjunath, A G Karibasappa, M Venkataramanarao, M K Akshay, B C Ashish

Share this Article

Downloads: 116

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

Pages: 2226 - 2228

A Rare Case of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis of the Wrist Joint

Dr. T. S. Channappa, Dr. H. B. Shivkumar, Dr. Manju Jairam, Dr. Gaurav Sen, Dr. Santosh Kumar, Dr. Kumar M

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'fractures'

Downloads: 40

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Pages: 1507 - 1510

Early Results of Unstable (Neer's Type II) Distal Clavicle Fractures Treated with Superior Anterior Locking Plate - A Prospective Study

Aaron D'souza; Hijas Hameed

Share this Article

Downloads: 59

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018

Pages: 1038 - 1040

A Prospective Study to Assess the Risk Factors Associated with Hip Fractures in Elderly

Dr. Jinash TP; Mahabala Rai; Dr. Aaron Reuben D'souza

Share this Article



Top