Fractures of the distal radius (Colles’ fracture). Fraturas do rádio distal (Fratura de Colles). João Carlos Belloti; João Baptista Gomes dos. PDF | Although Colles’ fracture is a common clinical situation for the CONTEXTO E OBJETIVO: Embora as fraturas de Colles sejam uma. Colles fractures are very common extra-articular fractures of the distal radius that occur as the result of a fall onto an outstretched hand. They consist of a fracture.

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Unable to process the form. Although fractures of the distal extremity of the radius were first described by Colles intoday there is still no robust scientific evidence to allow a definitive treatment algorithm to be devised. I never use them c.

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The vast majority of Colles fractures can be treated with closed reduction and cast immobilisation. Views and treatment of an important injury of the wrist. In drawing up this questionnaire, we only dealt with Colles’ fractures, i. There were no significant differences in complications between conservative and surgical interventions. It was shown that there was no statistically significant difference between these xolles reduction methods.


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Although Colles’ fracture is a common clinical situation for the orthopedist, we did not find coolles information in the literature fraturq would allow safe decision-making on the best treatment for each fracture type. Infobox medical condition new All stub articles. J Bone Joint Surg Am. The prediction of instability.

The fracture appears extra-articular and usually proximal to the radioulnar joint. However, over the last decade, better-quality scientific studies have been published, thus providing some evidence for treating these fractures.

Fractures of the distal radius (Colles’ fracture)

Comparative classification for fractures of the distal end of the radius. This article about an injury is featura stub. They consist of a fracture of the distal radial metaphyseal region with dorsal angulation and impaction, but without the involvement of the articular surface.

There was no conclusive evidence in the literature regarding any ve between the treatment method used surgical or conservative treatment and higher frequency of any specific type of complication. Green’s operative hand surgery. Lisfranc Jones March Calcaneal. Trials using carefully designed methodology should be conducted in frztura future, in order to obtain high-quality evidence regarding classification systems, best methods for conservative and surgical treatment and criteria for defining instability patterns.


There were conflicting opinions regarding surgical treatment methods, classification types and complications.

Early and late displacement of fractures of distal radius. Services on Demand Journal. Risk factors for proximal humerus, forearm, and wrist fractures in elderly men and women: Younger patients who sustain Colles fractures have usually been involved in high impact trauma or have fallen, e.

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O objetivo deste estudo foi verificar a conduta dos ortopedistas brasileiros collds aos principais aspectos do tratamento das fraturas de Colles. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat A palmar Barton’s fracture of the right wrist, as shown on a 3D-rendered CT scan. Treatment of this fracture is usually done by open reduction and internal fixation with a plate and screws, but tratura the fracture can be treated conservatively.

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