Distal radius fractures in the elderly population

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dc.contributor University of Helsinki, HUS Musculoskeletal and Plastic Surgery en
dc.contributor.author Luokkala, Toni
dc.contributor.author Laitinen, Minna K.
dc.contributor.author Hevonkorpi, Teemu P.
dc.contributor.author Raittio, Lauri
dc.contributor.author Mattila, Ville M.
dc.contributor.author Launonen, Antti P.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-31T10:28:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-31T10:28:01Z
dc.date.issued 2020-06-17
dc.identifier.citation Luokkala , T , Laitinen , M K , Hevonkorpi , T P , Raittio , L , Mattila , V M & Launonen , A P 2020 , ' Distal radius fractures in the elderly population ' , EFORT open reviews , vol. 5 , no. 6 , pp. 361-370 . https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.5.190060 en
dc.identifier.issn 2396-7544
dc.identifier.other PURE: 140601009
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dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-9975-0121/work/78164858
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/318067
dc.description.abstract We found no clear evidence of the clinical superiority of distal radius fracture surgery among older adults at one year.Surgical treatment, however, may yield a faster recovery to previous level of activity in elderly patients.With operative treatment, hardware-based problems may warrant secondary operations and implant removal, whereas in non-operative treatment, symptomatic loss of alignment and malunion can occur.In elderly patients, non-operative treatment can be considered to be the gold standard. fi
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject 3126 Surgery, anesthesiology, intensive care, radiology en
dc.subject distal radius fracture en
dc.subject elderly en
dc.subject older adults en
dc.subject RCT en
dc.subject review en
dc.title Distal radius fractures in the elderly population en
dc.type Review Article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.5.190060
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