• 1. Surgical Approach
  • 2. Incision
  • 3. Dissection to FCR Tendon Sheath
  • 4. Open and Release FCR Tendon Sheath
  • 5. Access to Deep Volar Compartment
  • 6. Radius Exposure
  • 7. Elevation and Reflection of Pronator Quadratus to Expose Fracture Site
  • 8. Brachioradialis Tendon Release
  • 9. Assess Alignment Under Fluoroscopy
  • 10. Fracture Mobilization
  • 11. Provisional Reduction Under Fluoroscopy
  • 12. Placement of Variable Angle Volar Plate and Confirmation of Fit and Position
  • 13. Proximal-First Reduction and Fixation
  • 14. Closure
  • 15. Dressings
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Distal Radius Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

Bradley Richey, MSc1; Asif M. Ilyas, MD, MBA, FACS2
1University of Central Florida College of Medicine
2Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University